A Philly judge ruled in favor of a victim in a discrimination lawsuit filed against the Philadelphia School District. The ruling could apply to victims of sex assault in schools.
A former teacher at a NJ private school faces felony counts of sex assault of a student. The incident is alleged to have occurred in Bucks County, Pennsylvania.
To get financial compensation for sex abuse by a teacher, the case must be within the state’s statute of limitations period and there must be evidence of fault. Perps rarely have the ability to pay a financial judgement in these cases. Business entities like schools and churches are more likely to have the means to pay a financial judgement to the victim.
Credibility is key in a sex abuse or assault lawsuit in Pennsylvania and New Jersey. The victim’s memory must be clear about specific, important details. Usually, the more details the victim remembers, the more believed they will be. Details such as dates, times, circumstances, etc. should be recalled, and if possible, corroborated.
Like the Catholic Church, the Seventh Day Adventist Church has received media attention in recent years due to allegations of child molestation at church-affiliated schools, including elementary schools and boarding schools. Related: ReJoyce Christian Pre-School in Hainesport, NJ Investigated for Child Sex Abuse [A pre-school in New Jersey is being investigated for child molestation by […]
ReJoyce Christian pre-school in Hainesport, NJ is under investigation for child sex abuse by a teacher’s aide. According to the church pastor, allegations date back to 2014.
Teachers, coaches and other school employees throughout the state of New Jersey have been charged with sex abuse, assault of students. Get the latest on criminal cases in 2016.
Another school teacher in Pennsylvania was just arrested for sexually abusing two students, young teens. Get the latest on this Montgomery County, PA criminal case.
When parents send their children to school, they are entrusting the care of their children to the teachers and school administrators. This is even more so for parents who send their children to boarding school. Though schools assure parents that the safety and well-being of their students is their top-priority, students may still be harmed. […]
A former history teacher at Cardinal McCarrick Catholic High School in New Jersey was arrested earlier this month for having sex with a student. According to the Office of the Middlesex County Prosecutor, the 24 year old female teacher was charged with sexual assault and endangering the welfare of a child in connection with a […]