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New York Teacher Student Sexual Abuse Attorney

Aggressive Legal Representation for Children Abused By Teachers & School Personnel

We send our children to school thinking and believing that they are safe. However, this may not always be the case. There will always be an imbalance of power in a relationship between a teacher and a student. For this reason, New York has enacted special laws to protect students from sexual abuse at the hands of teachers and other school personnel. Any sexual relations between a teacher and a student are prohibited and illegal. School officials are required to report incidents of sexual abuse or any other abuse of students by teachers, coaches, counselor and other school district employees.

Teacher Student Sexual Abuse AttorneyThe New York teacher student sexual abuse lawyers at Gersowitz Libo & Korek, P.C. are dedicated to holding all school district employees accountable for harming, abusing or mistreating children. We are aggressive, yet compassionate, in fighting for the rights of our young clients and will take every step possible to protect the legal rights of our clients and seek monetary compensation from those individuals who harmed your child and the school districts that allowed it to happen.

Teacher and School Child Abuse: A National Epidemic

Although there has been increase in awareness, sexual abuse of children by teachers remains a serious national problem. There are 3 million public school teachers nationwide, most devoted to their work. However, the number of abusive educators – approximately three for every school day – speaks to a much larger problem in a system that is stacked against victims. Sadly, thousands of students become the victims of sexual abuse by educators each year. The vast majority of these cases go unreported.

If you suspect that your child has been harmed or abused by a teacher or other school employee, 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 schoolteacher child abuse cases. While we are sensitive in dealing with our young clients and their concerned parents, we are also aggressive in holding the school employees who caused harm accountable.

Do I Have a Teacher Student Sexual Abuse Case?

The educator abuse litigation team at our law firm is an experienced team of trial attorneys that focus on the representation of young plaintiffs in sexual abuse and molestation lawsuits. We will investigate the specific facts of your case to help you determine whether you have a valid claim. If we determine that you do, our child abuse lawyers will work hard to make sure all parties who have caused harm to your child are held accountable for their negligent and wrongful actions.

Call an Experienced Teacher Student Sex Abuse Attorney Today!

Best Lawyers: Edward Gersowitz, Jeff Korek and Michael Fruhling - PartnersThe most important step in handling your teacher student sexual abuse case is to contact one of the experienced 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 by an educator 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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