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Resources For Survivors

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Resources For Survivors

The trauma of a sexual assault or abuse, whether for adults, children, or even family members of the survivor, can leave all parties feeling isolated and hopeless. The Lerners Sexual Assault and Abuse Team wants every survivor and their family to have access to all the resources they need to begin down a path of healing.

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Compensation Awards in Sexual Assault Cases – Case Summary #1

D.K.B. v. British Columbia, 2011 BCSC 418 The plaintiff D.K.B. was 13-years old when he […]

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Compensation Awards in Sexual Assault Cases – Introduction

In a 2010 article published in a lawyer’s newspaper, I wrote about a trend toward […]

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I was sexually assaulted. Why should I sue?

“Why should I sue?” There are a number of good reasons why you might wish […]

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I was sexually assaulted. Who can I sue?

Who can I sue? You can, of course, sue the individual who sexually assaulted you. […]

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I was sexually assaulted. What kind of claim do I have?

Because sexual assault or sexual abuse is recognized as being wrongful in many areas of […]

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I was sexually assaulted. Do I have a claim?

Yes, if you were sexually assaulted, you have a claim. Sexual assault (also described as […]

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Legal redress options available to abuse victims

Trend develops for higher sexual abuse non-pecuniary awards Several recent trial decisions have awarded higher […]

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