April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM). Please find several frequently asked questions regarding sexual abuse/assault, along with answers below.

If you are survivor of sexual abuse, do you have a viable civil claim?

Unfortunately, not all sexual abuse claims are viable civil cases. For an individual to have a viable civil sexual abuse claim, it is critical that there is a viable defendant who has the ability to compensate the victim for their injuries (mental and physical).


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All too often society’s most vulnerable citizens – our youth – are abused by the very people who are responsible for their care.

In 2017, over 3,000 children in Pennsylvania were placed in out-of-home juvenile delinquent residential facilities, including group homes. Surveys conducted by the U.S. Department of Justice in a study show the disturbing trend that sexual abuse in these facilities is increasing nationwide.


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