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A Voice for Sexual Abuse Victims.
The personal injury lawyers at Hourigan, Kluger & Quinn are committed to helping victims of sexual abuse. We understand how traumatic these experiences are and are here to help you understand your rights, either as a victim or as the parent of a child who has experienced sexual abuse. No one should have to stand alone against their abuser.
Institutional Sexual Abuse
Often perpetrated by individuals who are usually in a position of power and authority- such as professors, physicians and clergy members. Sexual assault cases against institutions are pursued under the civil justice system, allowing survivors to receive monetary compensation directly from the institution for their injuries, harm, losses and other damages that resulted from the assault.
Child Sexual Abuse
Exposing a child to sexual or pornographic materials, obscene communications (including texts), any sexual touching or intercourse, and trafficking for the purposes of sex are all forms of child abuse. Sexual contact between family members is known as incest and can impact children and adults.
Whether it occurs in schools, workplaces, or public spaces, sexual comments, advances, threats, touches and acts are all considered sexual harassment. Stalking can also be a form of sexual harassment or intimidation.
You may be eligible to seek the following types of compensation in sexual assault lawsuits:
Medical costs associated with injuries suffered during the assault
Wages lost while recovering from the assault
Non-economic damages, such as emotional trauma and mental harm
Punitive damages if the offender has been convicted of crime