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Campbellton Sexual Abuse Lawyer

Sexual abuse involves an exploitation of power. Typically, sexual abusers use the authority over another person to manipulate or threaten them into engaging in non-consensual sexual activities. Their victims are often children, teenagers, or members of vulnerable populations including disabled or incarcerated individuals.

Consent is a clearly understood agreement between two adults. Children are not capable of giving consent for sexual activities. Even teenagers who have surpassed the age of consent could be abused by someone in a position of authority. If a trusted adult figure in a teenager’s life or someone upon whom they depend coerces them into engaging in sexual activities, the adult has committed sexual exploitation.

Sexual abusers often use their jobs or positions of authority to prey upon young or vulnerable people in their care. As such, sexual abuse often occurs within the structure of a larger institution. In many cases, sexual abuse is perpetrated by people who work or volunteer for a number of different organizations, including:

  • Schools
  • Religious institutions
  • Sports leagues
  • Extra-curricular programs
  • Summer camps
  • Detention centres
  • Psychiatric facilities
  • And more

The administrators of schools, religious organizations, and other organizations should prioritize the safety and best interests of their students, congregants, and other people in their care. However, in many situations, when the leadership of these types of institutions learns that one of its representatives, faculty members, or other affiliates has used their position to commit sexual abuse, the administrators try and sweep their actions under the rug. Instead of reporting the crime to the proper authorities, they may do their best to protect their employee or volunteer’s reputation. By turning a blind eye to abuses taking place within their organizations, institutions could put even more victims at risk of being abused by staff members in a consequence-free environment. This form of contributory negligence is referred to as systemic, or institutional sexual abuse.

There is no statute of limitations on sexual abuse claims in this province. That means, even if your abuse occurred during your childhood, our sexual abuse lawyers serving Campbellton may still be able to help you pursue a civil claim. By doing so, our Campbellton sexual abuse lawyers may be able to help you recover damages you have incurred as a result of an abuser’s criminal actions. Depending on the circumstances of your case, our sexual abuse lawyers serving Campbellton may be able to help you pursue legal action against your abuser and the organization that introduced you to them.

Our Campbellton sexual abuse lawyers realize that speaking about traumatic, emotionally scarring experiences from the past can be difficult. Preszler Injury Lawyers offer a safe space in which community members who have been victimized can feel comfortable talking about the abuse they endured. To learn more about how our sexual abuse lawyers serving Campbellton may be able to assist you, schedule a free initial consultation today.

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Preszler Injury Lawyers are committed to fighting on behalf of our clients’ best interests. Our Campbellton sexual abuse lawyers have a history of standing up for the rights of community members who have been exploited by perpetrators of reprehensible crimes.

To review the details of your case with our sexual abuse lawyers serving Campbellton and learn about legal options that may be available to you, consider booking a free initial consultation by calling Preszler Injury Lawyers today.

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