Are You A Survivor Of Sexual Abuse By A School Official?
In recent years, a number of schools have been sued for sexual abuse against students. At James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. we know the toll sexual abuse can take on someone and will work to obtain financial compensation for their trauma. Your case remains confidential unless and until you decide to pursue your case.
Sexual Abuse In Schools
School abuse refers to a range of improper acts often perpetrated against students by school faculty members, administrators or staff and employees. Abuse can be a one-time occurrence or involve multiple interactions. In situations where abuse is ongoing, the victim is often exploited due to vulnerabilities.
Signs Of Current Sexual Abuse
While sexual abuse of a child is something no parent wants to imagine, it’s important to be aware of the signs of sexual abuse and how to recognize them. Common symptoms of abuse include:
- Sleep problems or nightmares
- Sudden loss of appetite or refusal to eat
- Distracted behavior
- Sudden mood swings
- New or unusual fear of people or places
- Drawing or writing about sex at an early age
- Sudden and unexplained appearance of toys or money
- Negative self-image or low self-confidence
- Adult-like sexual knowledge or behaviors
Signs of Past Sexual Abuse
Many survivors carry the weight of their trauma with them for years after it occurs. Common symptoms of those who suffered from abuse include:
- Anti-social behavior
- Difficulty establishing relationships
- Low self-esteem
We Will Fight For Your Financial Compensation
If you or a loved one suffered abuse as a child or adult you may be entitled to financial compensation. While many states have statutes of limitations on when a claim can be filed, every situation is different. Contact us today to learn if you’re eligible for financial compensation. Financial compensation can be obtained for the following items:
- Disability and lost earnings
- Lost time for family
- Medical treatment
Why James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C.?
James F. Humphreys has more than four decades of experience fighting for those who have been wronged by the conduct of others. At James F. Humphreys & Associates, L.C. we know the emotional toll sexual abuse can take on someone. We work to ensure those who were subjected to pain and suffering are compensated for their injuries.
Contact us today for a free consultation and to learn how we can help you file a school sexual abuse claim.
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