West Virginia Sexual Abuse Lawyers
Sexual abuse of children is unconscionable, especially when that abuse is condoned or concealed by private or public agencies charged with the protection of children. At Wilson, Frame & Metheney, P.L.L.C., our attorneys take a special interest in West Virginia sexual abuse cases involving private or public agencies.
A Respected West Virginia Child Sexual Abuse Law Firm
Our firm has handled several high profile sexual abuse cases involving children in the care of the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) and Child Protective Services (CPS). In addition, our attorneys have handled a number of child sexual abuse cases involving teachers and school districts.
In cases of sexual abuse of a minor, individuals often have information that could prevent further abuse of a child, yet they fail to act or disclose this knowledge. Victims often do not report sexual abuse until after the statute of limitations has expired. In the landmark West Virginia case, Erika Miller vs. Monongalia County Board of Education, our firm succeeded in changing the law which tolls the statue of limitations for children who are victims of sexual abuse where the wrongdoer concealed important facts about the abuse.
A Commitment to Protecting Victims of Sexual Abuse
Child sexual abuse often has life-long effects on the victim. Children who are abused often show signs of depression, anger, inappropriate sexual behavior, and poor self esteem. In addition, they tend to have higher rates of substance abuse and difficulty forming close interpersonal relationships.
Wilson, Frame & Metheney, P.L.L.C., is committed to pursuing compensation for victims of child sexual abuse. Our attorneys recognize that the perpetrators of these crimes typically do not have the financial resources to provide compensation for the physical, psychological, and emotional needs of child sex abuse victims. Our firm seeks compensation from institutions charged with the protection children, including the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services, Child Protective Services, and West Virginia school districts.
Contact Our West Virginia Sexual Abuse Lawyers
The child sexual abuse attorneys at Wilson, Frame & Metheney, P.L.L.C., represent sexual abuse victims throughout West Virginia. Our firm offers free initial consultations, 24-hour legal service, and contingency fee arrangements on all civil cases involving sexual abuse.
If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, please contact our sexual abuse lawyers for a free initial consultation. Our attorneys can be reached toll free at 1-800-734-7070, by e-mail, or by filling out the intake form on the Contact Us page.