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The Girl Scouts of America are supposed to be a place for young girls and young women to develop character and leadership skills. However, there have been times when sexual abuse has occurred within the organization, similar to what has happened to the Boy Scouts of America. At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, our knowledgeable and experienced team is ready to help victims get justice and compensation for what has happened. Let out Orange County Girl Scouts’ sexual abuse lawyers help you today.
When you discover that your child has been sexually abused, or if you discover you were abused as a child, you need to contact an attorney you can trust both personally and professionally. At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, we are here for you.
If you are going up against the Girl Scouts with a sex abuse allegation, you can expect fierce legal opposition. Your attorney will be your advocate and level the playing field with the resources and experience necessary to:
Statistics show that nearly one out of every four girls in the U.S. are sexually abused before they turn 18. These statistics are scary, and we know that the Girl Scouts of America do have a sexual abuse problem within their ranks. There are many opportunities for predatory Girl Scout leaders to perpetrate sexual abuse, including at:
In California, victims of child sexual abuse now have a new law in effect to help them gain justice in these cases. Victims now have until they are 40 years of age or up to five years after they discover the adult psychological injury caused by the abuse to file a lawsuit. Those who were previously barred from filing a claim due to statutes of limitation now have a three-year window in which they can file lawsuits.
If you or someone you care about has been sexually abused while participating in the Girl Scouts of America, you should speak to a qualified attorney as soon as possible. At DiMarco | Araujo | Montevideo, our qualified and experienced personal injury attorneys in Orange County are ready to help you secure the compensation you need. This can include coverage for the following:
If you need an Orange County Girl Scouts sexual abuse lawyer, you can contact us for a free consultation by clicking here or by calling (714) 783-2205.