Chicago Injury Lawyers Representing Victims of Sexual Abuse

If you or a loved one have been the victim of sexual abuse, whether it was in the workplace, or at the hands of a childcare provider or a clergy member, attorneys Jerry A. Latherow and Bridget Duignan will hold the negligent parties accountable. Latherow & Duignan has secured multiple multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements for hundreds of clients in the Chicagoland area and throughout Illinois. Our Chicago-based firm has extensive experience representing children and their families who have suffered sexual abuse by trusted individuals and the institutions that they represent.  Victims of sexual abuse suffer from lifetime trauma that results in years of treatment and beyond.  Mr. Latherow and Ms. Duignan believe victims of sexual abuse deserve maximum compensation for their pain and suffering, and we will fight for you and your family.

Effects of Sexual Abuse

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Victims of sexual abuse suffer from lifetime trauma.  Oftentimes, it is difficult for victims to get the help that they need because they are afraid and embarrassed.  The attorneys at Latherow & Duignan will be there with you and your family every step of the way. We will make certain that you and your family have the best ability to heal, free of the monetary constraints that often burden families seeking medical treatment.  You and your family deserve experienced representation that will fight to make you whole again.

Sexual abuse can present itself as unexplained bruises, broken bones, bite marks or other physical injuries.  However, it can present with symptoms that are unseen.  Such unseen symptoms could look like:

  • Abrupt changes in behavior, affecting school and friendships
  • Trouble sleeping
  • Excessive crying
  • Reverting to a child-like behavior
  • A sudden curiosity a of sexual matters beyond his/her age