Articles for Sexual Abuse

Do you have a case against Damar?

Damar is an organization that provides services and assistance to those with special needs.

Seemingly all too often though, those who are charged with the responsibility of tending to the needs of special needs persons abuse the trust placed in them.

Sexual misconduct, where the person in the position of trust takes advantage of someone with special needs, is one situation that sometimes regrettably occurs.

Or, you might have a different situation where the special-needs caregiver fails to adequately supervise the special-needs person thereby resulting in injury to the special-needs person.

Sexual misconduct attorney Rob King, has experience litigating and prosecuting claims against Damar and organizations like it who abuse their position of trust and, in the process, hurt special needs individuals.

We’re able to represent clients in Indianapolis, Speedway, Fishers, Noblesville, Carmel, Avon, Brownsberg, and all over Indiana.

Whether it be a case involving sexual misconduct, failure to supervise, or something slightly different, my office stands ready to help.

If a loved one has been injured as a result of the negligence of a Damar employee, or the employee of some other organization that provides assistance to those with special needs, call my office today for a free consultation.

We take cases against Damar and similar organizations on a contingency fee basis which means that there is no fee paid unless there is a financial recovery. Call us today at (317) 916-0000.

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Has your case been rejected by another lawyer? Still wonder if you have one?

I am often fond of telling a story regarding a former client whose case had been rejected by two other lawyers.

Each lawyer had looked at the case and told the client that there was nothing that could be done.

The client, on a lark, stopped by my office. I looked over his paperwork. It was a car accident case of disputed liability and both prior lawyers had thought that the dispute over liability would prevent any recovery for my client’s bodily injuries.

He had been hurt bad. He had been hospitalized over 30 days after having been struck by a semi truck while crossing the street. He had many broken bones. The accident report said it was his fault; that the client had walked right into the path of the semi truck.

I studied the accident report a little bit further. I determined that some issues existed which my tended to show that the truck driver actually was responsible for injuring the client.

So, I agreed to take the case for the client. I put together a packet detailing my findings and assembled a brochure detailing my clients injuries and sent it into the insurance company. And you know what? The insurance company agreed with my assessment and ended up paying its full policy limits!

What’s The Lesson Here?

If a lawyer has turned down your case down, don’t give up: call my office today at (317) 916-0000! You may still have a case and there may be still be time left!

Sexual Abuse Cases in Indianapolis

School Sexual Abuse Cases: Why Careful Monitoring of Our Children’s Phones and Electronic Devices Is Important.

We see it all the time in newspapers: a teacher has carried out an inappropriate relationship with an underage student.

Unfortunately, sexual abuse by teachers happen all too often in Indianapolis and the surrounding areas:

Far too often, parents find out about the inappropriate relationship too late.  And, far too often, parents discover evidence of the inappropriate relationship in the victim’s phone or electronic device.

In today’s fast-paced lifestyle, it’s easy to be distanced and unaware by the ever-growing fear of our children being sexually abused. Here are a few tips we have for protecting our children from sexual abuse and assault:

  • Periodically review of your child’s electronic device to ensure that no sexual predator is having contact with your child.
  • Choose caregivers and babysitters carefully by using qualified and screened individuals
  • Create a safe environment where you child knows they can talk to you about it and they won’t get into trouble
  • Get to know the people in your child’s life so they know they can talk to you openly about them

Sexual abuse cases can arise…

  • when there is inadequate supervision of teachers by administrators,
  • improper investigation of a teacher’s background prior to hiring,
  • failure on the part of school officials to intervene in suspicious circumstances as a result of improper contact between students.

Schools have duties to act as parents of students while students are on school grounds.  Failing to supervise students adequate can cause or contribute to a student being sexually abused by another.

If, heaven forbid, you discover an inappropriate relationship, call Rob King & Associates RIGHT NOW at (317) 916-0000.

Rob King & Associates have experience in handling sexual abuse of children by teachers either within school, or outside of school.

We have successfully represented victims in claims against schools for student on student rape; teacher sexual misconduct; and improper supervision leading to inappropriate sexual contact.  Call us today if you have questions about a sexual misconduct incident at your school.

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The Value of an Experienced Personal Injury Lawyer

Oftentimes, potential personal injury victims contact me and ask whether or not they need an attorney. And, my answer is always the same: yes!

The reason is simple: an experienced personal injury lawyer knows the various categories of damages which, under law, and injured person may qualify to receive. Typically, the injured person, unless he or she is an attorney, does not know the categories of damages. Thus, when the injured person attempts to settle his or her own claim with the insurance company, the playing field is not level because the insurance company does know with the categories of damages are, but the injured person typically doesn’t.

Also, a lawyer knows the monetary value of cases, just like the insurance companies do. If you don’t know the value of a gold coin, how can you know what to sell it for? An experienced personal injury lawyer knows the value of a golden coin!

For these reasons, an attorney experienced in personal-injury cases, rather than detracting from the value of the case, because of his attorney fee, can actually enhance or increase the value of the case.

If nothing else, call an experienced personal injury attorney at Rob King and associates trial lawyers in Indianapolis for a free consultation and find out what you may be missing with regards to a free evaluation of your case!