Sexual assault by teachers or administrators in Miami schools occurs with alarming frequency. While most cases of sexual assault on students are committed by adults, sadly, students are often guilty of sexually assaulting their fellow students, as well.
If you have been sexually assaulted in a Miami school, you have come to the right lawyers for help. Teachers and administrators that sexually abuse children need to be held responsible for their wrongdoing, not only for the victims they have hurt, but to protect future children against sexual assault. Our lawyers have successfully represented sexually abused children against schools, and we want to help.
SIGNS OF SEXUAL ASSAULT IN SCHOOL
Every child is different, and a sexual assault can impact their lives in different ways. Some of the more common signs of sexual assault by a teacher include:
- An out of character or rapid decline in grades
- Resistance to attend school or a specific class
- Hostile behavior
- Sudden disciplinary problems
- Substance abuse, either drug or alcohol
- Nightmares or sudden difficulty sleeping
- Sexually graphic language or depictions
- Suicidal tendencies
STEPS TO TAKE IF YOUR CHILD WAS SEXUALLY ASSAULTED IN SCHOOL
If you have come to the difficult conclusion that you believe your child may have been molested in their school, call our office immediately. You will speak with a sexual assault attorney quickly, and we will lay out the next steps, including: speaking with your child, going to a hospital for a rape kit (if necessary), documenting any injuries, contacting the police, shutting down social media profiles, and getting your child the medical and therapeutic help they may need.
WHY CHOOSE FLAGLER PERSONAL INJURY GROUP
At Flagler Personal Injury Group, our team of dedicated and experienced sexual assault attorneys are former state prosecutors. We understand the case from the civil and criminal angle and will work tirelessly to get you the best results.
If you have been the victim of sexual assault in a Miami school or at the hands of a teacher or administrator, call our office now for a free consultation. Don’t hesitate, act now!