Sports leagues, summer camps, youth clubs and other organized activities are important aspects of growing up in the United States. However, operating such recreational organizations such as the YMCA or Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts of America is a significant responsibility. Parents trust those in charge to keep their children safe. When children are sexually abused while in their care and custody, the organizations themselves may be held liable for damages in a civil lawsuit.
We understand the complex laws and unique challenges involved in these cases. We will guide you through the entire process.
The Law Office of Tahira Khan Merritt can help you and your child obtain justice through a civil lawsuit. We understand the complex laws and unique challenges involved in these cases.
“As parents, we were in a free-fall of disbelief, anger, confusion, despair. We felt we had been abused as well. Ms. Merritt and her staff were wonderful – our safety net in the most turbulent time of our lives.” — Client testimonial, parents of abuse victim age 9
If you or your loved one has suffered abuse, it is important that you promptly notify law enforcement, then contact our firm. Please schedule your initial confidential consultation at no cost with attorney Tahira Khan Merritt by calling: