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Sexual Abuse in Daycare: What to Do If My Child Was Sexually Abused?
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...
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Pursuing Litigation for Sexual Abuse of a Minor
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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who to sue for sexual abuse in the Catholic Church
Who to Sue for Sexual Abuse in the Catholic Church
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...
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Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports: Can Organizations Be Held Responsible?
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...
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How to Measure Harm in Sexual Abuse Cases
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...
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How Sexual Abuse Cases Are Different From Personal Injury Cases
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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Who Can Sue for Elder Abuse?
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...
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Who to Sue When a Student Athlete Has Been Sexually Abused
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...
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Does California’s Penal Code 368 Apply to Elder Sexual Abuse
Does California’s Penal Code 368 Apply to Elder Sexual Abuse?
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...
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Can I Sue My Coach for Sexually Abusing Me?
Sexual predators typically abuse positions of authority and trust. In cases of sexual abuse that involve an athletic coach, victims are typically selected and groomed over a long period of...
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Is It Worth Suing a University for Sexual Assault Years Later?
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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How to File a Civil Lawsuit for Emotional and Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports
How to File a Civil Lawsuit for Emotional and Sexual Abuse in Youth Sports
This post was written before the passage of AB-218. For information regarding the statute of limitations for filing a civil lawsuit for childhood sexual assault/abuse, click here or contact our...
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