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In recent years, rideshare companies Uber and Lyft have replaced taxicabs in most of the country, and millions of people have used these companies for rides.

Uber has been facing a growing number of allegations and civil lawsuits from rideshare passengers alleging that Uber drivers sexually assaulted them. The lawsuits against Uber allege that the company should be held liable for these sexual assaults because it negligently failed to screen its drivers properly.

Recently, a growing number of sexual assault lawsuits with similar allegations have been filed against Uber across the country. These cases were recently consolidated into an Uber new class action lawsuit (In re: Uber Technologies Inc., Passenger Sexual Assault Litigation – MDL No. 3084).  This new MDL has over 200 plaintiffs and is expected to grow to thousands.

This page is about settlement amounts in sex abuse civil lawsuits. We look at jury awards and settlement compensation in other sex abuse lawsuits, including 2022-2024 verdicts and reported settlements.  Our sex abuse lawyers handle these cases in all 50 states.


Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Under Missouri law, anyone who has been the victim of sexual abuse or assault can file a civil lawsuit and potentially get financial compensation. This post will discuss the basic elements of a sex abuse civil lawsuit in Missouri. We will also examine the potential settlement value of Missouri sex abuse lawsuits.

Missouri Sex Abuse Lawsuit Updates

February 28, 2024 – Law to Extend Missouri Statute of Limitations in Sex Abuse Cases

Under Mississippi law, anyone who has been the victim of sexual abuse or assault can file a civil lawsuit against not just the person who abused them, but also against churches, schools, or other third parties who negligently enabled the abuse to happen. This post will look at the basic elements of a sex abuse lawsuit in Mississippi. We will also analyze the potential settlement value of Mississippi sex abuse lawsuits.

Definition of Sexual Abuse in Mississippi

Sexual abuse and sexual assault are defined in Mississippi as any deliberate or intentional sexual touching or contact without the other individual’s consent, motivated by sexual gratification, arousal, or humiliation.

In this post, we will look at Philadelphia sex abuse lawsuits. We will explain how sex abuse is defined under Pennsylvania law and the basics of how victims of sexual abuse in Philadelphia can file civil lawsuits and get financial compensation. We will also look at various schools, churches and other Philadelphia institutions that have been held liable in sex abuse lawsuits recently.


Pennsylvania Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

Victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault in Texas can file civil lawsuits against their abuser and other third parties, such as schools, churches, etc. Our sex abuse lawyers help victims get financial compensation by filing civil lawsuits against parties who negligently allowed the abuse to occur or failed to prevent it.

In this post, we will look at the process of filing a civil lawsuit for sexual abuse in Texas. We will look at the relevant laws regarding sex abuse and the average settlement value of these cases.


Agape Baptist Church, Inc. faces accusations of negligently contributing to and causing the death of a former resident of its reformatory school. The individual passed away due to multiple organ failure at the age of 29. Kathleen Britt, the decedent’s mother, recently filed a civil lawsuit seeking to hold the reform school liable for her son’s death. This is just the latest of a growing number of lawsuits reform schools in Missouri for sexual assault and abuse.


Missouri Sex Abuse Lawsuits

It now appears that there may be thousands of former victims who were subjected to sexual abuse as children at the hands of priests, ministers, and other church members. Our clergy sex abuse lawyers represent these abuse victims in civil lawsuits against the churches and religious organizations that failed to protect them.

If you have been a victim of sex abuse and want to file a sex abuse lawsuit, we can help you. Contact us today at 800-553-8082 or reach out to us online.

Sexual Abuse by Clergy and Church Members

Victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault are bringing civil lawsuits in California and getting significant settlements. Thanks to new changes in California law, it is now much easier for sex abuse victims to access the civil courts.

In this post, we will examine the process and laws related to sex abuse lawsuits in California. We will also examine the average settlement amounts of these cases and provide examples of settlements and jury payouts.

If you have a sex abuse case in California, contact us today.

Victims of sexual abuse or assault in Ohio have the legal right to file civil lawsuits and compensation for their injuries. Victims can sue not just their abuser, but also third parties such as schools, churches or organizations that enabled the abuse to occur or covered it up.

In this post, we will provide an overview of sexual abuse lawsuits in Ohio. We will explain the statute of limitations for Ohio sex abuse lawsuits and their potential settlement value. If you have an Ohio sex abuse case, contact us today for a free consultation at 800-553-8082.

What is Sexual Abuse in Ohio?

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