What Is Child Sexual Exploitation?

Child sexual exploitation occurs when a child is coerced or manipulated in some way that often leads to sexual activity. Often, the child is promised some type of benefit, such as a gift or money. Other times, it may be with the promise of affection or status. What is critical for individuals who are…

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The Prevalence of Sexual Abuse of Disabled Children

Disabled children are often the target of sexual predators who may be looking for opportunities to hurt those who are young and unable to defend themselves. Complicating matters is that disabled children may not know what is occurring is wrong or how to help. Understanding the prevalence of sexual abuse in disabled children is…

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California Removes the Statute of Limitations on Childhood Sexual Assault

Two new bills have taken effect on January 1, 2024, to reform time limits on actions against individuals committing sexual assault and further expand the definition of childhood sexual assault. There are significant factors to consider concerning the dates of the alleged incidents that determine whether this new bill will affect your rights to…

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What Are The Warning Signs Of A Child MolesterĀ 

There are some horrible situations that people do not want to think about, but it is critical that we do. How do you know if your child has been put at risk by another person, often someone you trusted? There is no way to know what is happening, but when you know the warning…

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What are the BSA Perversion Files?

The Boy Scouts of America, an organization that was founded in 1910, is an organization that individuals trust to teach their children positive morals and key skills. Yet, the Boy Scout Perversion Files Database shows that there has been a long history of abuse within the organization. Understanding what these files are and how…

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Another Former LAUSD Employee Charged with Child Molestation

The Los Angeles Unified School District is facing yet another possible scandal with last week’s arrest of Joaquin Diaz. Diaz, 44, a former San Fernando Valley teaching assistant who worked with special education students, stands accused of child molestation and kidnapping. As the Los Angeles Times reports, Diaz worked in a number of schools…

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The Senators Firm, Llp Announces the Settlement Of 30 Child Abuse Claims Against Los Angeles Unified School District For $88 Million

Lawyers at The Senators Firm, LLP announced today that they have settled civil claims against Los Angeles Unified School District on behalf of more than two-dozen children and their parents for around $88 million. The children were victims of sexual abuse by teachers at two LAUSD elementary schools: Telfair Elementary School in Pacoima, and…

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Los Angeles Schools Reach $4.42M Settlement for 2012 Molestation Case

Los Angeles Unified School District has agreed to pay $4.42M to three alleged victims of a former third-grade teacher who was convicted of molestation in 2012. The settlement stems from the assertion that LAUSD should have recognized that the teacher, Paul Chapel, has a history of sex crimes and was not suitable for employment…

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