Our lawyers along with co-counsel are pleased to have obtained millions of dollars in final judgments to resolve federal lawsuits filed on behalf of a number of students who were abused and videotaped by their third grade teacher. In addition to substantial financial settlements against their school district – enough to forever change their lives, heal with professional help, attend college and fund their life pursuits – the law firm obtained $4 Million in judgments against their former teacher. No amount of money can change what happened to these little children but their abusers were held responsible financially!
Sexual assault is defined as an act in which a person intentionally sexually touches another person without that person's consent or coerces or physically forces a person to engage in a sexual act against their will.
Child sexual abuse is includes engaging in sexual activities with a child (whether by asking or pressuring, or by other means), indecent exposure or using a child to produce child pornography.
Child sexual abuse can occur in a variety of settings but is especially heinous when it occurs at school. Child grooming is befriending and establishing an emotional connection with a child, and sometimes the family, to lower the child's inhibitions with the objective of sexual abuse Child grooming is also regularly used to lure minors into various illicit businesses such as or the production of child pornography.
The Law Firm of Tatum & Atkinson, PLLC has helped many families deal with their children's predators and the school systems who knew or should have known that this behavior was harming their children.
If you or someone you love was injured by a sexual assault call Tatum & Atkinson, PLLC - the Heavy Hitters Today! at 1-800-LAW-0804.