Of all forms of abuse, sexual abuse is the most likely to go unreported; particularly when it happens to a child. Parents and teachers often miss the hints that are dropped by a child who has been victimized by child sexual abuse. The child is testing the waters for a reaction and when the hints are missed, the opportunity to help is gone.
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Nursing home sexual abuse is inflicted on our vulnerable elderly population more often than we would like to admit. Nursing home sexual abuse happens when a caregiver or other staff violates the trust that they were given to care for an elderly person and takes advantage of that person sexually. The elderly are more likely to be abused because they are often vulnerable, easy targets. Compounding the problem, the perpetrators may feel that they have a better chance of getting away with the crime because the victim is isolated from their family or is easily confused. Family members should familiarize themselves with the signs of elder abuse.
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Unlike most personal injury claims, internet sex crimes are intentional criminal acts and are therefore treated as intentional torts in personal injury law. Intentional misconduct cases sometimes result in punitive damages on top of compensatory damages. The Bellingham sexual abuse lawyers at Tario & Associates will fight for the damages that you deserve.Read More