Providing Winning Results to sex abuse Victims
Sex Abuse Lawyer in Sugar Land, TX
Dedicated Representation for Sexual Abuse and Rape Survivors
Sexual abuse is one of the most difficult and traumatizing things that a person can experience. It can take a lifetime to heal, and many survivors never fully recover. Unfortunately, few of the people who suffer this atrocity ever receive compensation for their losses. Many never seek the treatment they need because it is unaffordable. At the Karam Law Office, we fight for men, women, and children who have suffered this unimaginable harm. We are survivor advocates from start to finish, working hard to hold all responsible parties accountable. If you have experienced sexual abuse, contact our office today at (914) 368-7168 to discuss how our Sugar Land sexual abuse lawyers can help. All consultations are free and confidential. We know it can be hard to come forward, but you are not alone.
Criminal and Civil Liability
Who Can Be Held Liable in a Sexual Assault Case?
- Schools or universities
- Foster homes and youth shelters
- Summer camp facilitators
- Nursing homes
- Apartment complexes
- Retail store owners
- Rideshare companies
- Government entities
Sexual abuse or assault in any form is unacceptable and must be stopped. By coming forward, you can help hold the people who commit these acts accountable as well as those that enable them. Contact our office today to discuss your legal rights with a Sugar Land sex abuse lawyer.
When Will a Third Party Be Held Liable for Sexual Abuse?
- Did the campus, property, or business lack sufficient security?
- Was there enough lighting?
- Did the property or business owner know of criminal activity in the area?
These are only a few of the questions that may be addressed when determining liability in a civil lawsuit. A Sugar Land sex abuse lawyer can help conduct an independent investigation to determine whether the third party knew or should have known about the abuse and failed to protect potential victims.
What Kind of Compensation Can a Sexual Abuse Survivor Receive?
- Future medical bills
- Mental anguish
- Pain and suffering
- Lost wages
- Loss of future earning capacity
An experienced Sugar Land sex abuse lawyer can help ensure that you receive the largest recovery available in your case. While we know that no amount of money can ever fully compensate you for the loss that you experienced, we can help you to receive money for counseling, rehabilitation, and other treatments.
How Long Do I Have to File a Sex Abuse Case in Texas?
- Sexual assault of a child
- Aggravated sexual assault of a child
- Continuous sexual abuse of a young child or disabled individual
- Sexual trafficking of a child
- Indecency with a child,
- Compelling prostitution of a child
In most other cases, an adult has 5 years to bring a personal injury (civil) lawsuit if the offender committed sexual assault, aggravated sexual assault, human trafficking, or compelling prostitution as defined by the Texas Penal Code.