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Childhood Sexual Abuse

Illinois and Missouri Lawyers Protecting Adults Abused as Children

If you suffered abuse as a child, you have likely tried to bury the memories as deeply as possible. Unfortunately, flashbacks or nightmares of the mistreatment you endured as a youth can haunt you forever. We understand the psychological damage caused by childhood sexual abuse. That is why our attorneys are committed to holding those responsible (including family members, acquaintances, employers, churches, schools and day care facilities) accountable for ignoring or facilitating the sexual abuse of children.

Weilmuenster & Keck, P.C. offers a compassionate yet aggressive approach. We understand that victims may have repressed the damage done to them; that is why we aggressively argue for the statue of limitations to begin at the time the victim is fully aware of the effects of the abuse, not when the actual abuse ended. Our attorneys are well-prepared to aggressively seek compensation for the physiological and psychiatric injuries you endured.

Personal Attention. Exceptional Results.

While insurance companies do not provide coverage for intentional acts, we can still seek compensation by providing a detail-oriented argument. Our attorneys will carefully investigate evidence proving that other parties (particularly employers) know about the abusive acts and ignored them. We handled a recent case wherein we took a case all the way up to Supreme Court of Illinois to force the Catholic Diocese of Belleville to turn over hidden files. These vitally important files outlined ways in which senior church officials kept allegations of abuse a secret.

We vigorously seek monetary damages against employers who failed to supervise their employees and allowing abuse to occur. The attorneys at our firm diligently investigate allegations of abuse, finding eyewitness statements, old transcripts and evidence to substantiate them.

Seeking Maximum Compensation

We are committed to fully understanding the psychological damage sexual abuse has had on a victim's entire life. The attorneys at our law firm work closely with mental health professional like physiologists or psychiatrists to fully understand the extent of our client's injuries. Abuse victims often suffer from:

  • Alcoholism

  • Fear and anxiety disorders

  • Drug addiction

  • Fear of intimacy

  • Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)

  • Depression

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To speak with an attorney about the abuse you or a family member suffered as a child, please call us at 618-257-2222 or contact us by e-mail to schedule a free initial consultation. We represent all childhood sexual abuse claims on a contingency fee basis; you owe us no attorney fees unless we recover compensation for you.