Can I Sue My Doctor for Sexual Abuse Years Later?
January 29, 2019
Survivors of sexual abuse typically deal with the effects for many years after the abuse has ended. Sexual abusers come from all walks of life and most hold positions of...Continue Reading
What to Do If I Was Sexually Assaulted by My Doctor?
January 24, 2019
When you seek medical care from a doctor, dentist, surgeon, physical therapist, or psychiatrist, you place your trust in their hands. Sexual abuse by a medical professional is a serious...Continue Reading
What to Do If I Was Sexually Abused in Foster Care: Exploring Your Legal Options
January 17, 2019
Foster care agencies are designed to be a safe haven for children who were otherwise abused, neglected, or abandoned. When a child is placed in foster care, they are placed...Continue Reading
Sexual Abuse in Daycare: What to Do If My Child Was Sexually Abused?
January 15, 2019
As parents, we trust that our children will receive the best possible care in our stead. By law, our children are entitled to adequate supervision and protection from abuse. When...Continue Reading
Pursuing Litigation for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
January 10, 2019
According to a study conducted by Darkness to Light, a non-profit organization committed to empowering adults to prevent child sexual abuse, one in 10 children will be sexually abused before...Continue Reading
Who to Sue for Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church
January 8, 2019
The Catholic Church has spent nearly $4 billion on lawsuits since the 1980s. Recent high-profile cases have kept the issue of church-sanctioned sexual abuse in the headlines. As a nation, we...Continue Reading
Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports: Can Organizations Be Held Responsible?
January 3, 2019
Sexual abuse in youth sports is allowed to persist in society when there are entities turning a blind eye to, or explicitly condoning, the abuse. In California, the failure to...Continue Reading
How to Measure Harm in Sexual Abuse Cases
December 20, 2018
The harm suffered as a result of sexual abuse is oftentimes more difficult to measure as compared to other personal injury cases. For example, in a car accident, it’s easy...Continue Reading
How Sexual Abuse Cases Are Different From Personal Injury Cases
December 18, 2018
By legal definition, a “personal injury” refers to injury to a person’s physical body or mind, rather than property damage. A lawsuit may be filed when a person’s injuries can...Continue Reading
Who Can Sue for Elder Abuse?
December 13, 2018
Elder abuse protections are extended to California residents 65 years of age or older, as well as dependent adults between the ages of 16 and 64 who possess physical or...Continue Reading
Who to Sue When a Student Athlete Has Been Sexually Abused
December 11, 2018
Student-athletes have a number of legal options if they have been sexually abused while participating in team sports. When it comes to pressing criminal charges, the actual perpetrator is often...Continue Reading
Does California’s Penal Code 368 Apply to Elder Sexual Abuse?
December 6, 2018
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, California has the largest number of elderly residents in the country, making up 13.9% of the state’s population. The California Attorney General’s Office estimates...Continue Reading