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Parents should never have to worry about their child’s safety when they drop them off at daycare. This is especially true for child sexual abuse. Daycares should be safe spaces for children. Unfortunately, we know that is not always the case. At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, our Orange County daycare sexual abuse attorneys are here to help victims and their families secure closure and compensation for what has happened.
This is an incredibly emotional issue to deal with for families. When you discover your child has been sexually abused, you need help from an attorney you can completely trust. The compassionate team at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo is here.
In these cases, an attorney will be your advocate. An Orange County daycare sexual abuse attorney will:
Data shows that approximately one in every ten children will be sexually abused before they reach their 18th birthday. According to RAINN, over 90% of child sexual abuse victims know their abuser. In many cases, daycare staff and volunteers are the perpetrators of child sexual abuse.
Depending on the age of the child, it can be difficult to pick up on the signs that sexual abuse is occurring. Children often do not understand what is happening to them, so parents and guardians should lookout for the following:
It is up to daycare facilities to practice proper hiring procedures and ensure that all staff receives proper background checks and training. Under no circumstances should the discovery of sexual abuse be covered up by the daycare. If that occurs, they should be held liable for any damages related to the sexual abuse of a child.
If you have discovered that your child was sexually abused while they were at daycare, contact an attorney as soon as possible. The qualified and experienced team at DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo is ready to get to work on your case. Our goal will be to secure the compensation your child and family need, which can include:
When you need an Orange County daycare sexual abuse lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or by calling (714) 783-2205.