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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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Senior sues for $4.25 million after suffering severe sexual assault in Pine Hills Cemetery

Lerners sexual abuse lawyer, Elizabeth Grace, represents a woman who was brutally beaten and assaulted in […]

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School Board Liability for Sexual Abuse of Students by Staff – Recent Case Law Developments

In the past year in Ontario, there have been two reported trial decisions dealing with […]

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Sexual assault: Why are court cases brought so long afterwards?

On February 7, 2012, Gordon Stuckless a former assistant equipment manager at Maple Leaf Gardens, […]

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Confidentiality of Settlements in Sexual Abuse Cases – Necessary Evil or Positive?

In the past several years, confidentiality clauses in settlement agreements, or what are sometimes called […]

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What defences may apply to a sexual assault claim? – Part 2

This is the second of a two-part series on defences to claims for compensation based […]

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What defences may apply to a sexual assault claim? – Part 1

This is the first of a two-part series on defences in claims for compensation based […]

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I was sexually assaulted. How do I start a lawsuit for sexual abuse?

A civil lawsuit for compensation, which is also known as an “action”, is typically started […]

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Compensation Awards in Sexual Assault Cases – Case Summary #3

K.M.M. v. The Roman Catholic Episcopal Corp., 2011 ONSC 2143 Starting when she was 7 […]

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Compensation Awards in Sexual Assault Cases – Case Summary #2

M.B. v. 2014052 Ontario Ltd. (Deluxe Windows of Canada) 2012 ONCA 135 M.B. moved to […]

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