Losing a loved one to homicide can be emotionally crippling and financially devastating for the family members left behind. In Florida, you may be able to recover benefits to assist you during this difficult time. You may also be able to sue the person responsible for the homicide for damages in civil court.
If you were molested by your teacher, it is important to know that you are not to blame, and you are not alone. And there are things you can do to protect yourself, hold your abuser liable, and make sure it does not happen to you or another student again.
What Should I Do if I Was Molested by a Teacher?
If the police caught the perpetrator or you know who it is, you can sue someone who robbed you. At Edwards Pottinger LLC, we represent robbery victims in court and give them a fair chance to recover damages for everything they have been through.
For a free consultation, call us today: 954-524-2820.
Who Can I Sue for My Robbery?
In addition to suing the person or persons who robbed you, you may also be able to sue third parties that were indirectly involved in your robbery. This will allow you to receive full compensation in case the person who robbed you lacks the assets to cover your damages. For example, other liable parties might include:
Three different parties can press charges for statutory rape in Florida:
- The state of Florida
- The minor’s parents or guardians
- The minor (once s/he reaches age of majority)
Stabbing victims often experience severe physical pain and emotional distress as a result of their injuries. If someone was the victim of a stabbing, they need to get a personal injury lawyer with experience handling intentional torts such as assault and battery.
Why Do I Need a Lawyer If I Was Stabbed?
Stabbing a person is a form of assault or battery in most states, and liable parties can face prosecution in both criminal and civil court. A prosecutor from the state attorney’s office will bring criminal charges against the perpetrator for his violent actions. If the court finds your attacker guilty of the charges, he will likely face various criminal consequences, including jail time.
The psychological and physical effects of rape are complex and long-lasting. Dealing with the aftermath following the attack can be just as painful as the attack itself.
What Are Some Common Physical Effects of Rape?
Any sort of forced sexual activity, particularly the act of rape, can lead to serious physical trauma. Some of these physical injuries and illnesses show up immediately after the assault and go away shortly thereafter including:
The statute of limitations on rape differs depending on whether you plan to file a civil claim or press charges, the state you live in, and the age you were at the time of the assault. What Are Statutes of Limitations? The statute of limitations refers to the amount of…
Crime victims often feel helpless and vulnerable after their traumatic experience. However, it is important to remember that if you are the victim of a crime in Florida, you have rights. The attorneys at Edwards Pottinger LLC can help you assert those rights. For your benefit, below, we detail your…
If you were robbed at gunpoint, you have legal rights that you might not be aware of. You have the right to: Information: You have the right to request information about your robber (e.g., the status of your case, when he will be released from jail, etc.) Ensure your voice…
Your parents are supposed to take care of you, not hurt you. But if you were molested by your father (or stepfather or foster father), you must find someone to help you and keep you safe from harm. You need to tell someone what happened, to protect yourself and, if…