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Childhood Sexual Abuse

Among the most abhorrent acts which can occur in our society is childhood sexual abuse. This power perversion can scar an innocent child, which can affect his or her emotional growth in every aspect of his or her life.

It is difficult, unfortunately, to protect these innocent victims, namely when these abusers are grown-ups who are usually those closest to them: educators, members of the family, caregivers, and at times, clergy.

Granted, nothing can detract from this suffering with this kind of abuse; however, civil lawsuits against the adult perpetrator can offer monetary compensation for sustained injuries, and provide for many victims a sense of closure.

Personal injury attorneys can commit to hold liable parties completely accountable of the law when it pertains to paying damages deriving from their acts in civil lawsuits.

Impacts of Sexual Abuse

The extensive impacts of this kind of child molestation in childhood sexual abuse can follow victims for the remainder of their lives.

The road to recovery can be an extensive one for many children molested by a trusted grown-up.

Many children and adult survivors of abuse have psychological damage that is quite deep-seated, which can affect any ability to forge relationships that are healthy, as well as a variety of other challenges.

Several of the typical impacts of child sexual abuse on a victim can include the following: suicidal tendencies; loss of self-esteem; self abusive behaviors; anti-social behavior; stunted emotional development; and depression.

The circumstances of each victim are unique; it can be dependent upon how they cope within the support system around them.

Several victims reveal signs immediately of emotional damage, while others may not display any of the symptoms of abuse until well into their adult years.

The road to recovery can be a difficult one for many victims of sexual abuse as a young child.

Many of these victims live in pain and silence for many years before they can confide in anyone regarding their trauma.

The psychological and emotional damage can have an effect on all areas of their lives, from minimized focus in school to forging relationships that are healthy.

Due to the abuse, these children can become adults living very different lives than they would have if they weren’t robbed of their childhood due to malicious acts of an adult abuser.

Absolutely no one can put a price on any cost of child sexual abuse. Survivors of this kind of abuse develop scars which will always be a part of them, because they’ve had a piece of childhood ripped away from them.

Although counseling and therapy can be of assistance, many victims develop a sense to move past the abuse; however the damage that was caused will be a part of them always for the remainder of their lives.

Personal injury attorneys represent individuals who may have, by school officials, religious leaders, organized leaders of groups, and others in powerful positions, been victimized as children.

Childhood sexual abuse attorneys are not only committed to your monetary recovery, but have helped connect victims, in many circumstances, with leading counselors and other survivors.

Contact us for a free consultation or call Anzalone Law Firm PLLC, at: 603.548.3797. 

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