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Victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault 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. New laws in Maryland have made it easier for victims of childhood sex abuse to bring civil lawsuits, even when the abuse occurred decades ago.

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

September 2023 Maryland Sex Abuse Update

On this page, our birth injury lawyers in Maryland write about these lawsuits.  We talk about thee labor and delivery cases that tend to be successful and look at settlement amounts and jury payouts in these claims.

The term birth injury means physical injuries or damage to a newborn baby that is caused by something that occurs during the process of labor and delivery. A majority of birth injuries are the direct result of mistakes or negligence by doctors and healthcare providers. In many cases, injuries during birth can leave a child disabled for life.

In Maryland, parents are legally entitled to compensation when their child suffers a birth injury caused by negligence.  In this post, we will outline the relevant Maryland birth injury malpractice law and the value of birth injury lawsuits in Maryland.

Victims of sexual abuse in Illinois can file civil lawsuits and receive significant financial settlements. This post will examine the process and laws related to sex abuse lawsuits in Illinois. We will also review the average settlement value of these cases and provide examples of settlements and verdicts.

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Sex abuse lawsuits in California have made headlines for decades, with victims coming forward to seek justice against institutions and individuals who have harmed them. From the Catholic Church to public schools, universities, and the entertainment industry, sex abuse allegations have rocked California, prompting changes in California laws and regulations to prevent and address such abuse.

This article explores sex abuse lawsuits in California, examines how these claims work, and, importantly for victims, how settlement amounts are calculated. We also discuss the laws and regulations surrounding sex abuse in California and the steps being taken to address this pervasive issue.


This page looks at personal injury lawsuits in Missouri, focusing on Missouri law and expected settlement amounts and jury payouts in Missouri.

Specifically, our lawyers explain the Missouri tort law you need to know, including the types of damages plaintiffs can get in Missouri, how long they can wait before filing a case, and what damage caps there are. We will also examine the average compensation payout in Missouri personal injury cases by examining sample verdicts and reported settlements from recent Missouri cases.

Damages in Missouri Personal Injury Cases

Victims of sexual abuse or sexual assault have the right to file civil lawsuits and get financial compensation. Recent changes in the law are now making it easier for abuse victims to seek justice in the civil courts.

This post will look at the process of filing sex abuse lawsuits in Pennsylvania and review the applicable laws related to sex abuse civil suits. We will also discuss the average settlement compensation and jury payouts of Pennsylvania sex abuse cases and look at recent verdicts and settlements.

Pennsylvania Sex Abuse Lawsuit News and Updates

According to Jury Verdict Research, the average personal injury award in Idaho was $429,119.

That data is a little old. There are a number of estimates for the average payout for an Idaho personal injury case. So this is most settlement amounts, not jury awards. The average payout for an Idaho personal injury claim that we have seen that seems the most accurate for 2023 is $45,000.

Idaho Personal Injury Verdicts and Settlements

This page will look at Georgia personal injury lawsuits and how much they are worth. We will provide a general overview of some critical aspects of Georgia tort law, including the types of damages plaintiffs can get under Georgia law and how long they can wait to file. We will also look at the average settlement value of Georgia personal injury lawsuits.

Damages in Georgia Injury Cases

Under Georgia law, anyone physically injured by the negligent or reckless conduct of another person or entity is entitled to hold that person financially responsible for the “damages” caused by the injuries. Damages are intended to make the plaintiff whole by restoring them to their position before the injuries. In Georgia, personal injury plaintiffs are entitled to 3 different categories of damages:

Now more than ever, victims of sexual abuse and sexual assault can access the civil justice system in New Jersey to hold abusers and the institutions that enabled them accountable. This post will explain how sex abuse victims can bring civil lawsuits in New Jersey and get compensation. We will discuss the newly amended statute of limitations for sex abuse civil cases in New Jersey. Finally, we will examine these cases’ potential settlement value and recent settlements and verdicts in New Jersey sex abuse lawsuits.

New Jersey Sex Abuse September 2023 Update

A federal judge rejected the $87.5 million settlement proposed by the Camden Diocese for sexual abuse survivors, citing concerns that it could burden insurance companies with illegitimate claims and excessive attorney fees.

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