by Michael TarioJuly 21, 2016 Personal Injury Attorney Blog Bellingham0 comments
Child Sexual Abuse Statistics
As with all types of sexual abuse, the incidence of child sexual abuse is difficult to quantify because it is rarely reported. The definition of child sexual abuse may vary from study to study, which can also impact statistics.
We think of sexual abuse being prosecuted in a criminal case, but a sex crime can also be part of a lawsuit in a civil case. While a criminal charge against a perpetrator can bring fines, probation and jail time; a civil lawsuit is aimed at monetary compensation for the victim of the sexual abuse or molestation. Personal injury lawyers are the best type of attorney to present a civil injury case.Read More