Miller Lyden attorneys want to help you fight for the justice you deserve. It is critical to contact us as soon as possible, because statutes of limitations will often apply in sexual abuse cases. Call our office at 717-393-8000 to schedule a free consultation.

Miller Lyden attorneys are experienced and can properly evaluate your case to determine persons responsible.

If you are a victim of sexual abuse

Sexual abuse is an outrageous act. This violation of one’s bodily integrity creates a wound that may never truly heal. The emotional and psychological impact of such acts can deprive a person of their ability to feel comfortable, happy and secure in their everyday life.

Sexual abuse victim litigationMany of these innocent victims do not feel safe enough to pursue legal action against a predator. Abusers are experts at emotional manipulation. This cruel power dynamic is completely unacceptable. The victims of these heinous acts have every right to seek justice for the horror they have endured. In some cases, it is not just the predator, but also other persons who bare responsibility. Employers or administrators may be responsible for allowing a predator access to vulnerable persons, or worse, may be have taken steps to prevent these criminal acts from becoming known. Miller Lyden attorneys are experienced and can properly evaluate your case to determine persons responsible.

Types of sexual abuse include sexual abuse of children, sexual assaults, rape and incest. Such incidents may occur in public or private schools, daycare centers, religious institution, organized clubs, shelter homes, foster and group homes, residential treatment facilities and hospitals.

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Lawsuit: Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center failed to act after girls alleged harassment

The Lancaster County Youth Intervention Center failed for months to take action after girls in the shelter complained about a youth care worker’s inappropriate behavior, a lawsuit alleges.

The worker, David T. Stevenson, 55, is now serving 10 to 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty and no contest last month to a score of sex abuse charges involving five girls at the county-run shelter.

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Lancaster County pays $400,000 to minor sexually assaulted while in its care. Did the county ignore the signs?

Lancaster County has agreed to pay $400,000 to a girl who was sexually assaulted by an employee of its juvenile detention center in 2017 when she was 15 years old.

The settlement agreement, one of the largest in county history, resolves only the first of numerous federal lawsuits filed against the county over the abusive Youth Intervention Center worker.

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Miller Lyden attorneys want to help you fight for the justice you deserve. It is critical to contact us as soon as possible, because statutes of limitations will often apply in sexual abuse cases. Call our office at 717-393-8000 to schedule a free consultation.  While filing a lawsuit cannot take back what has happened, it can expose a predator and/or persons legally responsible. You, as a litigant, may take peace of mind in fighting back. Miller Lyden attorneys are committed to helping you do so and are determined to help you obtain a just result.