Professional & Institutional Sex Abuse Law Library
Abuse by Doctors, Therapists and Other Professionals
With recent, high-profile sex abuse cases, such as the Penn State Sandusky scandal, more victims have stepped forward to name their abusers, which often includes professional people, such as doctors, psychologists, nurses, dentists, etc. Sexual abuse and assault can occur in medical offices, hospitals, institutions and other mental health facilities.
Under the laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey, perpetrators of sex abuse as well as the institutions which protected them may be held liable. Victims of sex abuse by medical professionals and other professionals may be entitled to financial compensation under the civil tort laws of Pennsylvania and New Jersey.
The following articles, frequently asked questions, blogposts and news articles are for information only. Prior to making any decisions about your case, it is vital to contact an experienced sex abuse and assault lawyer.
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