Okemos Clergy Sexual Abuse Attorney
Lawyers Representing Plaintiffs in Abuse Claims Nationwide
White Law PLLC is a nationally-recognized law firm and a leader in litigation, comprised of Okemos attorneys who possess the knowledge and resources necessary to pursue civil cases against those who have committed sexual assault and abuse against children.
We understand that individuals who have been sexually abused or injured by the criminal acts of others may be reluctant to come forward and report it to the authorities or parties who can help them, especially when that abuse occurred within the setting of a church or other religious institutions. We hope that you will find faith in the abilities of our trusted team of attorneys with a proven record of obtaining stellar case results, and come to us when you need help more than ever.
Court Orders Clergy Sexual Abuse Records Made Public
On July 27th, 2018, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court ordered that Report I of the 40th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury be released to the public. Contained within Report I of the 40th Statewide Investigating Grand Jury — the full report can be read here: https://www.attorneygeneral.gov/report/ — are details of decades of horrendous sexual abuse committed by members of the clergy and cover-ups of the abuse committed by diocesan leadership. The Grand Jury heard testimony from dozens of witnesses and reviewed over half-a-million pages of documents before finding that more than 1,000 children — at a minimum — were sexually abused by more than 300 perpetrators.
Survivors of sexual abuse committed in these institutions may finally find relief in the near future as the Pennsylvania legislature is considering legislation that will allow civil lawsuits previously barred by the passage of time to be brought against sexual predators. Survivors are currently preparing for this new legislation and White Law PLLC is prepared to help hold abusers accountable today.
Examples of Non-Economic Damages
Noneconomic damages that might be pursuable in a clergy sexual abuse case include:
- Pain and suffering
- Lessened enjoyment of life
- Continuing trauma
- Cost of therapy needed due to abuse
Our Law Firm Stands for Justice Against Strong Opponents
White Law PLLC features a team of experienced litigators that are prepared to hold individuals and institutions accountable for committing and enabling childhood sexual abuse. As one of the first law firms to file lawsuits against the disgraced former Dr. Lawrence “Larry” Nassar, Michigan State University, United States Gymnastics, and others on behalf of our survivor clients, we are prepared to go after large institutions that have allowed prolific childhood sexual abuse to occur.
White Law PLLC’s experienced defense attorneys played a major role is changing Michigan’s statute of limitation laws for childhood sexual abuse and in reaching the recent $500,000,000.00 settlement with Michigan State University.
If you were sexually abused or assaulted as a child, please contact White Law PLLC today to discuss your options to hold the perpetrators and enablers accountable for their actions.
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We are familiar with the unique challenges sexual assault victims face, such as feeling as if no one is listening or willing to help. We are more than prepared to help victims seek justice and navigate the numerous obstacles created by a culture that sometimes seems to turn a blind eye to the real, widespread problem that is sexual assault.
White Law PLLC understands the effects of sexual abuse can last a lifetime, and our attorneys can help you heal and recover through the pursuit of justice. Due to the intricate details surrounding all campus sexual abuse cases, each claim will be vastly different from the next. We help connect survivors to external resources, like counselors and recovery groups, to aid in the healing process as just part of our dedication to helping victims and bringing those responsible for the abuse to justice.
Our compassion is real, and so are our case results.
Contact us now for a free case evaluation.
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