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Q: Can I sue my school for negligence when dealing with sexual assault between 2 students, even if it's been over 3 years?

During middle school (approx. 4 years ago. When I was 14), I reported to my guidance counselor that another student in my grade had sexually assaulted me during class. I was told to go back to class after further discussion that the story needed to be "investigated." But since I had a... View More

Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Dec 21, 2016

Yes. Sounds like you are 18 so you still have time. Contact a member of the NJ Assn for Justice who handles School liability cases. They give free consultations. Do it now.

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Q: My supervisor has been making lewd comments whenever the two of us are alone at work together.

It's gotten to the point where I can't concentrate or do my work as well as I used to. I want to file a claim for sexual harassment but I'm just an intern and don't get paid. Is there anything I can do? I don't want to get fired, just want to be left alone to do my job.

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answered on Oct 28, 2016

yes follow the procedure in he handbook you were given and you should be protected. But you do have rights assuming your employer fails to take reasonable precautions to stop this

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Q: I was sexually abused by my pastor. we settled. I signed no contact clause and I texted him. Am I in trouble?
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
answered on Sep 2, 2016

Talk to the attorney who advised you in your settlement. You may want to discuss with any counselor you are seeing what provoked your texting him and how to respond in the future. A short simple fix is to delete his number from your address(es) so you can't text easily. Do not respond --this... View More

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