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.
Many 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.