Sexual abuse can make you feel completely powerless. While a lawsuit can't change what happened, it can be a first step on the path to recovery.
If you or a loved one was sexually abused, you have options...
At Flickinger Sutterfield & Boulton, we know how difficult it is to come forward and pursue a case against another individual after sexual abuse.
Our legal team also understands the importance of having compassionate, personalized attention on your side during this difficult time.
The sexual abuse lawyers at our firm have been fighting for the rights of Utah citizens since 1993.
We can help hold those who hurt you accountable for their actions.
Many survivors of sexual abuse do not act against their perpetrators because they do not feel that the legal system is on their side.
The state of Utah has recently extended the statute of limitations for sexual abuse cases to 35 years after your 18th birthday.
This change means you have more time to come forward and hold your abuser responsible for their actions.
We can help if you or a loved one were abused in a range of settings, including:
Our team recognizes how sexual abuse can make you feel vulnerable and powerless.
If you decide to pursue a lawsuit against those who harmed you, we will stand by you.
We can also assist with legal action against those who failed to prevent abuse from occurring, such as the school where the abuse occurred or an organization that did not act appropriately.
If you or a loved one has been sexually abused, our team can help you understand your rights and get access to the resources you need to begin the recovery process.
Changes in the laws here in Utah have made it easier for individuals who were abused as children to hold responsible parties accountable for their actions.
Child sexual abuse can affect survivors for a lifetime and cause a range of emotional, mental, and physical effects.
The long-term effects of childhood sexual abuse are staggering:
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We know that financial compensation can never erase the pain and suffering you have experienced as the result of sexual abuse.
However, a lawsuit can offer a way to bring the wrongdoing of an individual or an organization to light and protect others from suffering the same distress.
If you decide to pursue a lawsuit, our team will stand by you every step of the way and dedicate our resources to achieving a satisfactory outcome.
At Flickinger Sutterfield & Boulton, we can provide the level of attention, information, and support you need to feel supported and empowered throughout your case.
We recognize that pursuing a lawsuit is a big decision in any type of case, but can be especially overwhelming for survivors of sexual abuse.
For many survivors, a civil lawsuit can offer a degree of closure, allowing them the opportunity to bring wrongdoing out of the shadows and prevent the same thing from happening to another vulnerable individual.
If you or a loved one was abused, you need a compassionate team with helpful resources behind you to achieve a satisfactory result.
The attorneys at Flickinger Sutterfield & Boulton have been representing residents of Utah since 1993.
There are no upfront fees for hiring an attorney from our firm.
Schedule your consultation online or call our Provo office at (801) 370-0505 to discuss your legal options.