Sexual abuse is criminal offense and a personal injury tort (civil wrong) for which the victim may be compensated. Sexual abuse involves the commission of a sex act to the victim without consent, with the use of force or threat of force, where the victim is incapable of giving consent or where the victim is a minor or underage person. Sexual abuse includes incest and rape.
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If you have suffered an injury because of someone else's carelessness, you may want to get legal help from an experienced personal injury attorney who will evaluate your case with you, to ensure that your legal rights are fully assessed and protected. An attorney can explain what you can expect at every step of your personal injury case, and will take action on your behalf -- researching the law, interviewing witnesses, collecting records, reviewing the evidence, conferring with expert consultants, planning legal strategy, and negotiating with insurers and opposing counsel -- all with an eye toward strengthening your position and ensuring your fair recovery.