PENNSYLVANIA CHILD SEXUAL ASSAULT LAWYER
Our Pennsylvania sexual abuse lawyers are here to help child sex assault victims across Pennsylvania. Far too many children will be sexually assaulted before they reach the age of 18. Most commonly, the abuser is someone close to the child and a figure of authority. Our child abuse lawyers are here to help prevent these injustices from continuing in our society. We represent victims across New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania in day care abuse and foster care sex assault lawsuits. If your child was a victim of daycare sex abuse or foster home child abuse we can help. Further if you child was a victim of sexual assault by a school teacher, youth sports coach, nurse, doctor, therapist, church or religious leader or the victim of camp counselor sex abuse in Pennsylvania, our sexual abuse attorneys are here to help.
Below are just some examples of lawsuits alleging improper behavior towards children in Pennsylvania:
- Bright Horizons Day Care
- Catholic Priests
- Boy Scouts of America
- Girl Scouts
- Wordsworth Academy
- Glenn Mills School
- Kids Peace
- Child First Services
- Turning Points for Children
Our Massage Envy sexual assault lawyers are here to represent victims of Massage Envy Sex Abuse across Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Massage Envy Franchising LLC is a massage and skin care company based in Scottsdale, Arizona. Massage Envy has approximately 1,200 franchise locations and was founded in 2002. The countries biggest massage chain has locations in Allentown PA, Ardmore PA, Springfield PA, Cherry Hill NJ, North Wales PA, Langhorne PA, Exton PA, Wayne PA and Reading PA. In a recently filed lawsuit, Massage Envy Sexual Assault Claims included six women suing Massage Envy for protecting its masseuses who are accused of sexually abusing customers. If you are a victim of sexual assault by a massage therapist, call a Pennsylvania Massage Envy sexual assault attorney at the Trapani Law Firm for a free consultation.
Children are most at risk of sexual abuse from a non-family member in settings where they are outside the supervision of parents. The Rape, Abuse & Incest National Network (RAINN) state that one in nine girls and one in 53 boys under the age of 18 will be a victim of Pennsylvania sexual assault or abuse. Our Allentown sex abuse attorneys litigate foster care sexual assault claims against child protective services. Sadly, children “in the system” tend to be overlooked, which makes them the perfect prey for sex abusers. At the Trapani Law Firm, we hold those abusers and pedophiles accountable. Moreover, we hold accountable the system and organizations accountable such as KidsPeace, Child First, Wordsworth, Bright Horizons Day Care, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and Turning Points For Children. Contact an experienced Allentown foster care abuse attorney anytime for a free consultation.
Devereux Sexual Abuse Lawyers
Our Devereux sex assault attorneys are investigating sexual abuse claims against the behavioral health nonprofit, Devereux Foundation. It is alleged that Devereux improperly hired employees. Furthermore, Devereux did not train or properly supervise its employees. Seven states and 33 Pennsylvania counties, including Philadelphia, Lehigh, Northampton, Chester, Bucks and Montgomery, Berks, Lackawanna and Luzerne County PA now have active contracts to send children to Devereux campuses. The tax payers cost is $84,000 per child each year. Devereux receives 95% of its profit from government assistance, including Medicaid. Helena Devereux founded the first Devereux School in Philadelphia in 1912 after teaching special education in the School District of Philadelphia PA. The Devereux Foundation was established in Pennsylvania in 1938. Its operations include psychiatric hospitals, residential treatment centers, group homes, respite care, supported living, foster care, special education and vocational education. Our Pennsylvania Devereux Sexual Abuse Lawyers are actively pursing child sex assault claims which took place at any Pennsylvania Devereux campus across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the cities of Allentown PA, Easton Pa, Reading PA, Philadelphia Pa and Scranton PA. Call us anytime for a free sex abuse consultation.
Sexual assault and abuse often goes unreported with foster kids. This is especially true of group home children, who may believe that great harm will take place if they speak up about the Pennsylvania group home sexual assault. Sexual abuse is very common for foster children in the Pennsylvania group home organizations. The Children’s Bureau of U.S. Department of Health and Human Services issues an annual report to review and analyze data regarding reports of child abuse, maltreatment and sexual assault to each state’s child protective services agency. This is called the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Children and Youth Service. “The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania uses the name Office of Children, Youth and Families. However, depending on which of the 67 counties you live in your county department may have a different name. Some of the counties use names such as: Children and Youth Services (CYS), Children, Youth and Family (CYF), Department of Children, Youth and Family (DCYF)and Department of Children Youth and Family Services (DYFS).”
- Depressive or suicidal thoughts or actions like cutting or drug abuse
- Aversion to be physically touched in anyway
- Sexual aggression
- Changes in grooming habits like bathing
- Excessive masturbation
- Possessive behavior regarding personal items
- Dressing to hide body parts
- Regressive behavior rush as using “baby talk”
There is no better example, than the Jerry Sandusky scandal, which took place at Penn State, located in State College PA. The Catholic Church scandal is another common example of child sexual abuse. Both scandals resulted in multimillion-dollar settlements. Currently, the Michigan State University is involved with allegations that a former gymnastics physician sexually assaulted numerous student athletes. Along with a sex abuse scandal at the University of Michigan. Our sex abuse law firm is committed to holding all parties accountable for these atrocious acts.
Child Sex Abuse Lawyer Pennsylvania
Jeffery Epstein accountable for his horrific actions. If you were a victim of Epstein’s abusive actions please call us anytime day or night. We will bring justice to you and your family for the sexual abuse you faced as a minor. Our sex abuse lawyers plan to sue the Epstein Estate along with any and all co-conspirators. Justice is the only acceptable outcome.
The Trapani Law Firm has extensive knowledge and experience handling sexual abuse cases. Founding partner, Matthew Trapani participated in the representation of young victims in the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal and ESPN Radio recently interviewed The Trapani Law Firm regarding the Jerry Sandusky scandal at Penn State.
When child sexual abuse is present, an employer (such as a school or university) can be held responsible for the actions of its employee or representative. Furthermore, improper security or failure to report suspected abuse can give rise to a sexual abuse lawsuit.
It is very important to contact a sexual assault attorney as soon as the sexual abuse is discovered. Our sexual abuse lawyers will provide immediate support to the victim in the form of medical and psychological treatment recommendations. Additionally, our law firm will immediately begin the process of preservation of evidence, which is vital to any sexual assault case.
Contact The Trapani Law Firm for a free consultation from one of our child abuse attorneys by calling (610) 351 – 2330 or contact us.
The Trapani Law Firm handles cases throughout the entire State of Pennsylvania.
Our lawyers serve the following locations – Lehigh Valley office locations: Allentown, Easton, Bethlehem, Altoona, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Pocono, Reading, Scranton, State College, Stroudsburg, Wilkes-Barre, and York.