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Sexual abuse is nothing short of devastating, and the stress from it can cause lifelong effects. The attorneys of Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys are ready to help victims overcome these traumatic events by seeking proper justice on their behalf. We can help sexual abuse victims hold the abuser and others involved responsible for their actions.
Find justice against sexual abuse by contacting the law office of Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys.
In general terms, sexual abuse indicates an undesired sexual encounter. Often times, but not always, the victim may be a child or teen. It may involve any of the following:
People that are less able to protect themselves against their abuser are often targets. This misuse of power may involve a victim that is smaller in size to the abuser, such as a child, teen, woman, handicapped person, or smaller-framed person. Other roles of authority such as a teacher, older family member, boss, or religious leader may make their victim feel obligated to accept sexual abuse.
After a person is sexually abused, their suffering may continue for years or even forever after the events come to a stop. There may be physical injuries involved, but the true pain is so much more than that. Mental issues regarding their self-worth, trusting others, and sexual health can occur.
If an adult notices signs of sexual abuse, such as the above-mentioned effects, it is their duty to take actions in protecting the victim. This is especially true when the victim is a child.
Sexual assault is a sexual act that happens without the victim’s consent. It may involve any of the following:
Victims of these acts are often nervous about reporting the incident(s), but it is their legal right to hold the abuser responsible. An attorney from our firm is ready to help.
The lawyers of our firm have a full understanding of sexual abuse and what it can do to a person. We are here to listen and assist any victim in seeking justice. If you or someone you hold dear is being affected by sexual abuse, the time to act is now. Put a stop to this disturbing crime by getting the support you need.
Call Alexander Shunnarah Personal Injury Attorneys today at 1-800-229-7989 for a free consultation.