Pennsylvania Child Sexual Abuse Injury Lawyers
Child sexual abuse, much like child abuse and neglect, is incredibly traumatic and will impact the child’s ability to function normally and have healthy relationships later in life. Pennsylvania law mandates that sexual abuse victims may be entitled to benefits and financial compensation for their injuries, pain and suffering.
Where Child Sexual Abuse Can Take Place
Child sexual abuse is commonly seen in the home, schools, youth religious organizations, youth sports organizations and youth organizations. The perpetrators of the abuse are more often than not someone the child trusts such as a teacher, coach, pastor, priest, etc. Other places child sexual abuse can occur are gyms, health clubs, foster care settings and in daycares.
Signs of Child Sexual Abuse
Abnormal gait or trouble walking
Displays knowledge or interest in sexual acts inappropriate to his or her age, or even seductive behavior
Makes strong efforts to avoid a specific person, without an obvious reason
Doesn’t want to change clothes in front of others or participate in physical activities
An STD or pregnancy, especially under the age of 14
Runs away from home
Let Our Altoona Child Sexual Abuse Injury Lawyers Help
If your child has been the victim of child sexual abuse in Pennsylvania please contact our firm to discuss how we can help your child get the benefits they deserve and move on for this horrifying ordeal. Child abuse victims have a lot of work to do in terms of the recovery process. They may have trust issues and other issues caused by the abuse. With a skilled and experienced Altoona Pennsylvania child sexual abuse injury attorney fighting to protect your childs’ rights they will have the best possible chance of moving on and evolving into healthy, functioning adults.
Please click here to arrange a free consultation with an experienced child sexual abuse attorney. Our team of Altoona Pennsylvania child sexual abuse injury lawyers handle abuse and injury cases on a contingence fee basis meaning they charge no fee unless we recover for you.
Serving all of Western Pennsylvania including Altoona, Erie, Bethel Park, Beaver, Butler, Washington, Warren, Meadville, Kittanning, Edensburg, Emporium and Holidaysburg, PA.