Obtaining Justice For Victims Of Sexual Assault
Sexual assault is a traumatic and devastating experience that can have a lasting impact on a survivor’s physical and emotional well-being. At Ives & Flores, P.A., we understand the sensitive nature of these cases and are committed to helping survivors seek justice and healing through the legal system.
A civil lawsuit allows survivors of sexual assault to seek compensation for damages such as medical expenses, lost wages, and emotional distress. In a civil case, the burden of proof is lower than in a criminal case, meaning that the survivor does not have to prove beyond a reasonable doubt that the assault occurred. Instead, the survivor must show that it is more likely than not that the assault occurred.
We specialize in sexual assault cases that involve civil rights violations by institutions such as schools, universities, employers, city summer programs for kids, prisoner transport systems, jails and prisons, and police departments. Survivors of sexual assault might choose to file a civil lawsuit against the perpetrator, but they may not realize that they may also be able to sue the institution for its fault as well. It is important to seek legal advice as soon as possible to ensure that your rights are protected and that you have the best chance of obtaining justice.
How We Can Help
If you or someone you know has been a victim of sexual assault, it is important to remember that you are not alone and that there is help available. Our attorneys and staff are here to support and advocate for survivors, and we will work tirelessly to help you achieve justice and healing. Please do not hesitate to contact us for more information or to speak with an attorney.
At Ives & Flores, P.A., in Albuquerque, we defend many aspects of our clients’ civil rights. We are ready to take on difficult sexual abuse cases and pursue justice over civil rights violations through civil litigation. To schedule a consultation with one of our Albuquerque civil litigation lawyers, call us at 505-364-3858 or complete our online form.