Molestation lawsuits encompass a broad range of circumstances. They can involve a civil lawsuit wherein a molested adult files a personal injury charge against the perpetrator of the offensive act. They can encompass criminal charges filed on the behalf of a molested child. In either event, the offense is based upon sexual contact with an unwilling, unknowing, or under-age victim.
A criminal molestation lawsuit aims to punish the offender. The state files a criminal lawsuit against the perpetrator of a molestation crime. Conviction typically results in jail time, probation, and some form of community service. Cases that involve brutal sexual assaults or sexual liberty with a minor can result in long-term prison sentences.
The typical civil molestation lawsuit involves financial compensation, a formal apology to the victim and possible legal restrictions concerning the future activities of the guilty party.
With modern technology, instant access to personal information and legal restrictions concerning hiring practices, sexual molestation should be hindered, if not prevented. This is not the case.
Each of the following sanctuaries have been violated:
- Church/Synagogue/Mosque molestation
- Boy Scouts molestation
- Girl Scout molestation
- School molestation
- Family molestation
- Organized Sports molestation (Coach, Coaches Assistant)
- Daycare molestation
- Shopping center molestation
- U.S. Armed Services molestation
- AND even theme park molestation.
Costumed Disney Character Gropes Mother in Front of Children
In a recently settled lawsuit, a Pennsylvania woman sued the Walt Disney Company for negligence in dealing with a pattern of sexual molestation by costumed Disney characters. The assault took place at the Epcot Center in Disney World in Florida. Details of the settlement remain undisclosed.
Settlement in Indianapolis Molestation Lawsuit
The woman said the molestation began when she was 15 years old. The abuse continued for three years. The molestation lawsuit accused an acting Roman Catholic priest. The settlement involved no financial compensation for the victim. It did successfully ensure that the offender would no longer perform any type of priestly duties. Allegations that the archdiocese and the archbishop knew of the perpetrator’s bend toward sexually deviate contact with young women remain outstanding.
Redwood City, Los Angeles child psychiatrist settles molestation lawsuit
It was July 5, 2005. The case pertained to a 1970s incident involving a 13-year old boy and a local child psychiatrist. Settlement in the 27-year old case was reached one day after the civil trial was scheduled to begin. Terms of the agreement remain undisclosed.
Settlement in a Molestation Lawsuit for a Five-Year-Old Child
At a preschool in North Naples, a man photographed the genitals of a five-year-old child. The lawsuit was one of two involving the same suspect. Additional charges pending include rape and various other forms of child molestation. Some of the victims were less than four years old. Settlement for the five-year-old reached into the range of $243,000.
Prevent Molestation, Take Action
Listen when your children speak. Pay attention to how they act around others. Consider also your own rights concerning personal injury related to acts of molestation. You are not alone.
If you need legal guidance, let us put you in contact with a dedicated molestation attorney. Protect your children. Protect yourself. Fill out our free case evaluation contact form. You may even be eligible to take part in a class action molestation lawsuit.
AttorneyOne.com is a free nationwide legal referral service. We are not a law firm. We help consumers find the best representation for their legal needs. If you or a loved one are in need of legal assistance concerning Molestation you should get a lawyer on your side immediately. You will pay no attorney fees unless you win your case. Email up to 10 Molestation law firms in one click; by filling out the simple Free Case Evaluation form. For additional info on Molestation use the practice area links on the far right.
AttorneyOne.com is a free nationwide legal referral service. We are not a law firm. We help consumers find the best representation for their legal needs.
If you or a loved one are in need of legal assistance concerning Molestation you should get a lawyer on your side immediately. You will pay no attorney fees unless you win your case.
Email up to 10 Molestation law firms in one click; by filling out the simple Free Case Evaluation form.
For additional info on Molestation use the practice area links on the far right.