Becoming a victim of sexual assault, battery, molestation or other sexual abuse can be one of the most traumatic things you can experience. You may have legal recourse against the perpetrator and you may be left wondering about your legal rights.
Our West Palm Beach sex abuse attorneys understand your concerns and want to help you and your family find justice. Sexual assault can lead to both physical and emotional injuries and navigating the legal process shouldn’t be an added stress during your recovery.
Unfortunately, sexual abuse reports reference the abuse happening in places you expect to be safe including sexual assault at school, church, camps, doctors' offices, and massage parlors. Different types of abuse include:
Sexual assault is traumatic. Not only can the assault cause physical injuries, but the trauma of sexual abuse can also cause lasting emotional damages. These emotional injuries can lead to anxiety, depression, drug or alcohol abuse, and PTSD.
Physical injuries from sexual assault can include abrasions, lacerations, STDs, and injuries from other objects in the assault.
In a sexual assault lawsuit, victims can seek compensation covering but not limited to medical bills, emotional distress, psychological treatment, and physical pain and suffering. An experienced sexual assault lawyer in West Palm Beach can identify the possible damages specific to your case.
The legal system can be confusing for victims of sexual assault. Claims can be filed against an individual but may be possible to file against third parties that may have legal responsibility, such as places with negligent security for customers.
Our team of attorneys is here to allow you to focus on healing. Thousands of people are victims of sexual assault every year, with many more cases going unreported. By speaking up and holding the perpetrator accountable, you are helping those without a voice and helping protect future victims.
Our West Palm Beach attorneys help find you the justice and compensation you deserve. We understand the harm that has been caused by your sexual assault. Speak with a member of our team today for your free consultation to learn more about your legal rights