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Long Island Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Lawyer
If you’ve been abused by a member of the Boy Scouts program, you have the right to seek justice through compensation. Reach out to a Long Island Boy Scout sex abuse lawyer for help with your claim.
Boy Scouts are one of the largest after-school programs in America. It provides many boys a chance to learn about nature, camping, and leadership. Sadly, many of those boys have been abused through the program. Thankfully, the law gives these victims a chance to seek justice via monetary recompense.
If you or your child was abused in a Long Island scout program, you may have an opportunity to sue and get financial help, not to mention closure, with the help of a lawyer from Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP. Talk to a Long Island Boy Scout sexual abuse lawyer about your claim.
Liability for Boy Scout Sex Abuse
When you’ve suffered sexual abuse, one of your first steps is to identify the liable party. They’ll be the ones you file the lawsuit against, but it’s not always simple to determine who’s legally at fault.
For example, the Boy Scout leader who abused you can be held responsible for their predatory actions. If your abuse happened recently, you may even be able to press criminal charges against them. However, they may not be the only ones liable.
For example, you may also be able to seek compensation from the program itself and any mandatory reporters who failed to report the abuse after discovering it. The Boy Scouts of America and others are liable for the safety and well-being of the children in their care. If they don’t take care of these children, they can be held responsible.
Compensation for Long Island Sexual Abuse Victims
Compensation in sexual abuse cases can be a little complex compared to other Long Island personal injury claims. For example, in a car accident, your focus may be on the financial losses, such as medical bills and property damage. In a sexual abuse case, a large portion of your damages will be emotional in nature.
For example, you may have nightmares, flashbacks, and other signs of trauma caused by the abuse you suffered. These losses can be complex, but your Long Island Boy Scout sex abuse attorney can help you calculate their monetary value.
Talk to a Long Island Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawyer
Your family may have been affected by sexual abuse through a Long Island Boy Scout program, which leaves you and your family to deal with the trauma and effects of the abuse. Fortunately, you don’t have to seek compensation for your losses alone.
Talk to the attorneys at Greenstein & Milbauer, LLP. We understand that a sexual abuse claim is more than just financially stressful. It can take a mental and emotional toll on you and your family. That’s why we start with a free consultation—we can talk about your claim and help you understand your options for compensation and justice.
When you’re ready to file a lawsuit against a troop leader or the Boy Scouts of America, reach out to a Long Island Boy Scout sexual abuse lawyer. Give us a call at 1-800-VICTIM2 (842-8462) or complete the online contact form below.