Unfortunately, people act with ill intent towards one another every day.
Arguably one of the most heinous acts one person can do to another is sexually abuse them. Sexual abuse is always devastating for its victims, leaving them with physical injuries, deep emotional and mental trauma and distress, and so much more. It often takes years for sexual abuse victims to move forward with their lives. While the physical injuries may heal, the emotional and mental scars remain.
At Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C., our attorneys understand the magnitude and impact sexual abuse can have on a victim. We take these cases extremely seriously, treating them and sexual abuse survivors with the level of care, respect, and due diligence that they deserve.
Sexual abuse cases are always complicated. Fortunately, the attorneys at Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C. have assisted sexual abuse victims in both Louisiana and Mississippi. Through our seven decades of experience, we have acquired a thorough understanding of the legal implications of sexual abuse, and we will treat it with the sensitivity and seriousness needed to ensure that justice is served.
Our knowledge, experience, and understanding give us an advantage in the courtroom that very few law firms have.
What is Sexual Abuse?
While it varies from state to state, the general definition of sexual abuse is any non-consensual sexual act, where the abuser uses force, coercion, threats of violence, or takes advantage of an individual that cannot or does not consent. The perpetrator can be someone the victim knows (such as a family member, friend, co-worker, or teacher) or a complete stranger.
“Sexual abuse” encompasses more than rape. It can be any unwanted sexual act forced upon an individual against his or her will. Unfortunately, these acts are rarely crimes of passion, and abusers use them to assert control over a victim. Under no circumstances are sexual abuse survivors at fault for the abuse they endured.
In many cases, sexual abuse victims do not report abuse because they do not know if what happened to them is assault, or they fear that the authorities will not believe them. While women and children are often victims of sexual abuse, men can also experience abuse.
At Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C., we recognize the sensitivity of these cases, which is why we will keep the details of your case confidential. We understand how devastating sexual abuse can be for victims, which is why we treat these cases with a level of care and respect that is unmatched.
Through our decades of experience across various legal areas, we possess the legal prowess and skills to handle your case thoroughly and efficiently. If you or someone you love was the victim of sexual abuse, contact Gainsburgh, Benjamin, David, Meunier & Warshauer, L.L.C., and let us help.