Category: Sexual Assault

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Your Right to Compensation as a Survivor of Sexual Assault It is one of the worst things that a person can experience. A survivor of sexual assault can have physical and emotional scarring that lasts a lifetime and unfortunately, justice is not always served through the criminal court system. What many survivors do not realize…

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Can a Property Owner Be Held Liable for a Sexual Assault on their Premises? Generally, property owners in Texas are required to keep their premises in a reasonably safe condition. When a property owner fails to keep their premises free from known dangers, the injured party might have a valid claim for damages. This is…

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Obtaining Compensation as a Sexual Assault Survivor Hundreds of thousands of women, men, and children are sexually assaulted or abused each year. Sexual assault is pervasive, infiltrating our schools, churches, and workplaces. A person who is sexually abused can be impacted for a lifetime; suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder, physical injuries, and emotional trauma. Sexual…

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Sexual violence is a serious public health problem that impacts hundreds of thousands of Americans each year. As a term, “sexual violence” encompasses many actions and behaviors that share one commonality: a lack of consent. Despite popular misconceptions, sexual violence affects people of all ages, genders, and sexual orientations. In fact, it’s estimated that 1 in…