Can I file a civil lawsuit for sexual abuse or sexual assault?
If you're a survivor of sexual abuse or sexual assault, you have the right in New York state to bring a civil action against the perpetrator of your crime. You also have the right to bring a civil action against any organization or entity that may be responsible for allowing the sexual assault to happen. That could be a school, an apartment building, or even an employer.
We understand that the decision to bring this kind of case is a difficult one and that it's very personal. Contact us. Come in for a free and confidential consultation. We can help.