Sexual Assault Lawsuits

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Sexual assault lawsuits usually can be filed without the need to publicly reveal the name of the victim or being required to put the victim’s identity in the lawsuit-related paperwork and documents.

There are a number of different legal concepts which may apply in a claim for compensation pertaining to pain and suffering, emotional pain, anguish and the decrease in enjoyment of life that a regrettable occurrence of sexual assault, rape and/or molestation episode has brought upon yourself and your family.

These legal concepts may stretch out further than the person who is responsible and may hold more than one individual liable. The concepts include things like for instance, neglectful supervision; irresponsible hiring; negligent security; vicarious liability – among others.

Sexual assault and rape lawsuits may be difficult in the beginning. There are plenty of essential details and pieces of information regarding your situation that may lie within the custody of the authorities, criminal detectives or sex offenses unit investigators.

Occasionally, you may have to wait some time to obtain that evidence, or hold off until the State’s criminal prosecution case has been put together against the alleged perpetrator, before you can proceed to file a lawsuit of your own for the injuries, losses as well as damages which you or perhaps a family member has sustained.

In a tragic situation like this one, you would do well to place your focus entirely on on your case, and not worry about questions related to your personal life, such as you dressing habits, how many sexual partners you’ve had, etc., because these issues do not have bearing on your right in law to have personal security and private choice; , because these issues do not have bearing on your right in law to have personal security and private choice; additionally, the rules of evidence have particular dispositions to safeguard the private information of sexual assault and rape victims.

Even so, during these kinds of circumstances, it is especially important for you to be truthful with your lawyer and reveal all issues that could end up being pertinent to the case , which includes things like: Alcohol; Drug Use; Substance Abuse; Psychological Background; Criminal History (If Any); Credibility Concerns including having previously offered false information to law enforcement; Additional Prior Claims of Sexual Harassment; STD’s; among others.

These are typical matters that you need to converse to your Miami Injury Lawyer, in order that they can remain in a position to place YOU in a position in which your protection under the law to personal privacy along with your right to be recompensed for your traumas, losses and damages, are protected to the degree and maximum level that it’s possible considering the actual details and facts surrounding your personal case.

Lawsuits for Sexual Assault & Rape against Children

The language you’ll notice concerning this subject matter of sexual assault litigation is strong due to the fact that this is a very serious topic that requires candor, truthfulness and a authentic conversation.

Teachers, along with other adults in comparable positions involving authority, sometimes utilize this position of power and authority that they have over children…

More often than not parents are unaware, because the perpetrator has such a threatening hold on their son or daughter. The child may have a number of responses to the abuse. Perhaps the young child sex abuse prey believes what’s happening to them is something that all the boys and girls their ages also go through and that it’s a normal thing to happen. Or perhaps the sexually molested youngster feels ashamed to come forward.

Sexual predators know their victims well and have an knack and capacity to find the fragile and harmless among the school students; many innocent children may have fondled, molested or raped and did not come forward about their situation because of intimidation, fear or embarrassment.

Should you be ashamed to disclose personal information to a male or female, inform your lawyer that and arrangements can be done to hold a conference with a person of a gender suitable of your comfort level. We are professionals, and we respect you personal privacy and rights.

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Goldberg and Hirsh P.A. is a boutique law firm specializing in all forms of significant personal injury and wrongful death litigation.

We are trial lawyers. In fact many of our cases are referred to us from other attorneys seeking top notch lawyers willing to proceed to trial whenever necessary to receive top compensation for the client.

Each of the named partners, Sidney A. Goldberg and Jeffrey S. Hirsh, has over 35 years experience trying significant personal injury cases before Florida juries.

Importantly and uniquely each and every aspect of your case will be handled by one or both of the senior partners. No young, inexperienced attorney will be working on any aspect of your case. In fact, if your case must be tried in almost every instance both partners together will try your case.

Both Mr. Goldberg and Mr. Hirsh began their careers as defense lawyers and gained significant and extensive trial experience representing insurance companies. We have first hand knowledge of the tactics the defense will use to try to prevent you from receiving just compensation for your injury or loss.

Our Law Firm is AV-Rated by the prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Lawyer Directory Service, the highest ranking for legal ability and professional ethics given by Martindale-Hubbell. Mr. Hirsh and Mr. Goldberg are also individually AV-Rated.

The supporting staff of law clerks, paralegals, and administrative personnel is also experienced and share a common goal of legal passion and ethical service that Mr. Goldberg and Mr. Hirsh have made the objective of the Firm ever since they partnered to found it.

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