Legal Remedies for Sexual Abuse Victims

Every year, millions of men, women, and children across the United States experience some sort of sexual abuse or harassment. Criminal laws in our country are designed to hold wrongdoers accountable for their unlawful conduct by forcing them into prison, requiring them to register as sex offenders, and requiring perpetrators to pay substantial files.  Although…

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Filing a Civil Lawsuit against Your Abuser

Approximately 27% of women and 12% of men have experienced some form of unwanted sexual contact at some point in their life. These alarming numbers demonstrate just how big a problem sexual abuse is in our country. Approximately 80% of abused children suffer from depression, anxiety, posttraumatic stress disorder, or other types of psychiatric disorder.…

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Litigating with Minors

Minors present some interesting challenges to any litigation.  People under the age of 18, in Missouri, do not have legal standing to do many things in their own names.  Statutory procedures are in place that govern may of the situations one will encounter when a minor suffers a personal injury or inflicts personal injury on…

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