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Aggressive Legal Representation for Child Abuse & Neglect

child neglect & abuse Child abuse and neglect is a devastating and tragic event that has become a national epidemic. Child abuse and neglect leaves innocent children both physically and emotionally scarred for life. It is important that these abused children understand they are not alone, the abuse is not their fault, and they have legal rights that must be protected.

Child abuse cases can be very difficult, which is why you need the legal assistance of a lawyer to guide you and your child through the process. The New York child abuse and neglect attorneys at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. are dedicated to holding anyone responsible for abusing or neglecting a child accountable. We are aggressive, yet compassionate, in fighting for the rights of our young clients and will take every step possible to protect you and your child’s legal rights and seek monetary compensation from those individuals who harmed your child.

What Constitutes Child Abuse?

Child abuse involves anything that places your child’s emotional and/or physical health and development in danger. Child abuse can be anything from emotional or physical abuse to sexual abuse or neglect.

Physical child abuse involves anything that results in a non-accidental injury to your child, including:

  • Shaking
  • Kicking
  • Hitting
  • Burning
  • Scratching
  • Any other type of bodily harm

Emotional child abuse involves any behavior or attitude displayed by the abuser that interferes with the mental status or social development of your child, such as:

  • Vulgar language, regardless of whether it is directly towards your child
  • Yelling or shouting
  • Calling your child names
  • Making fun of or degrading your child

Sexual abuse involves any sexual act between a child and an adult, including:

  • Sexual videos, games, pictures or other images
  • Adult forcing your child to view sexual act
  • Exhibitionism
  • Any other lewd act or behavior

Neglect involves when a caretaker does not provide your child with any item necessary for your child’s development or physical needs, such as:

  • Improper supervision
  • Unsafe housing
  • Failure to provide adequate food or clothing
  • Negligent medical care
  • Poor hygiene

If you suspect that your child has suffered any type of abuse by anyone, you should immediately call law enforcement authorities. You should also call a child abuse attorney to protect your child’s legal rights. At Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C., our legal team understands the delicate nature of these types of cases. We will evaluate the details of your claim and advise you on the best way to proceed.

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Best Lawyers: Edward Gersowitz, Jeff Korek and Michael Fruhling - PartnersThe most important step in handling a child abuse case is to contact one of the experienced New York child abuse and neglect attorneys at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. Each case has unique facts and circumstances that affect the strategy of pursuing justice.

If you or your child was abused or harmed and you want to discuss your child’s legal rights or talk to a legal professional about what happened, please contact one of our child abuse attorneys by calling (212) 385-4410.

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