Buffalo Sexual Abuse Lawyers
Are you a victim of sexual abuse? Our top-rated Rochester Buffalo sexual abuse lawyers will fight for you. We will review your case for free. Contact us by filling our form or call us direct at 716-600-0000 or 585-600-0000 for more information.
Sexual abuse and sexual assault cause lifelong injuries. Victims suffer in many ways, including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression and anxiety.
As a reporter, Steve Boyd was honored by the Associated Press for uncovering the first large-scale priest sex abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo. Catholic Dioceses across New York are now under investigation again. This time by the United States Justice Department and the New York State Attorney General.
Experienced Buffalo Sex Abuse Lawyer
Steve is experienced in handling a variety of sexual abuse cases involving priests, teachers and their employers. As a father raising his family in Buffalo, he understands the sensitivity required in handling these cases, especially when kids are involved.
There are usually two primary concerns for victims of sexual abuse: obtaining the proper treatment and maintaining confidentiality. In Rochester and Buffalo sexual abuse cases, survivors must get help from the appropriate professionals to provide therapy and evaluate the long-term harm and losses resulting from the abuse. We also understand that in many cases, the victim and their family will not want the abuse made public. We will take all appropriate steps to make sure these wishes are respected.
New York State is one of the last states to extend the statute of limitations for people abused as children. In February 2019, New York passed the Child Victims Act. It will allow survivors who were abused years ago to bring lawsuits against abusers and their employers.
If you are a survivor of child sexual abuse or the parent of an abuse victim, you can meet with Steve Boyd to confidentially discuss your legal rights. Call 716-600-0000 or 585-600-0000 for a confidential appointment.