Child sexual abuse survivors may have more time to file a lawsuit against an abuser under the discovery rule. Learn more about your legal options today.
Some crimes, such as assault, can lead to criminal charges and civil claims. Learn the difference between these types of cases and what it means for victims.
Each state designates certain individuals to report suspected child abuse. Learn more about mandated reporters and how they can help children in crisis.
A statute of limitations (SOL) is a law that establishes a deadline for legal action after a crime. These deadlines dictate when a person can no longer bring criminal charges or file a civil lawsuit against an individual or organization.
Reporting sexual abuse or assault is a personal decision. Not every survivor will choose to, but some may find strength through the legal system.
A negligence claim can be brought against an institution for failing to prevent injury. To sue for negligence, the plaintiff must meet all legal requirements.