Sexual Abuse Harm

A Law Firm Representing California Victims of Sexual Abuse

No law firm is doing more to protect children from childhood sexual abuse than the team at Cerri, Boskovich & Allard. Besides gaining fair compensation for sexual abuse victims inside the courtroom, the law firm has a long track record in working with elected officials in order to create stronger laws to protect children. The reason is simple. Sexual abuse harm is life-long and does not go away.

The harm from sexual abuse has been well documented. The long road to healing begins with therapy.

Life-long harm encountered by sexual abuse victims include but is not limited to:

What Happens When You Contact Us

Cerri, Boskovich & Allard is one of the few law firms in the country with a dedicated legal team of attorneys and experts that work for the best interests of sexually abused children and their parents.

From the moment you call for information, the legal team begins to work for you.

Once information is learned about your case, attorneys Robert Allard, Lauren Cerri, and Mark Boskovich will confer to determine the best course of action. At that point, an appointment will be made for you to meet personally, at no charge, with one or more of the attorneys. Even though one of the attorneys will take the lead, all three will work together on your case, providing you with the strongest advocacy possible.

If you trust us with your case, we will start working for the best interests of you and your child. Our private investigators will start collecting evidence and interviewing witnesses.

Lastly, should we succeed in gaining compensation for your child, we work with the court to ensure that the compensation is used for the sole benefit of your child. That is because in California, the courts supervise all sexual abuse settlements made to minors to eliminate financial fraud. As a result, sexual abuse settlements are frequently used to purchase annuities for lifetime income payments, to open accounts for college savings or to establish trusts which provide for the health, financial support, and education of your child.

Why Should I File a Sexual Abuse Lawsuit?

In this country, we have a criminal justice system and a civil justice system. The criminal justice system is designed to punish the pedophile through incarceration. The civil justice system is to compensate your child for the harm that was done, and that will last a lifetime.

In a civil justice lawsuit, we look to hold accountable those that enabled the pedophile to inflict harm to your child. All too often, children are unwittingly placed in positions where they are vulnerable to sexual abuse by trusted people, including:

Should an organization such as a school, a youth serving organization, or a church place someone with a history of sexual abuse in a position of authority over your child, or if that institution fails to take appropriate steps to prevent the risk of sexual abuse, that organization may be held legally accountable as well. There is no reason that your child should spend the rest of their life coping with the proven effects that come from sexual abuse.

Hold the Sexual Abuser Accountable for Their Actions

At the law firm of Cerri, Boskovich & Allard in San Jose, we represent clients throughout California in childhood sexual abuse lawsuits. Contact us today to set up a free consultation with a dedicated, compassionate lawyer; call (408) 289-1417. You will not pay anything unless we win your case.

We serve clients throughout the San Francisco Bay Area including the cities of San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland, Fremont, Pleasanton, San Mateo, Palo Alto, Santa Cruz, and Monterey. We also serve clients in Southern California, the Sacramento Valley and the Central Valley including the cities of Sacramento, Stockton, and Fresno.

Do not hesitate to contact us to discuss what we can do to help you seek accountability and fair compensation; call (408) 289-1417.

Client Reviews

“Working with CBA has been a truly remarkable experience. They exude genuineness, openness, and transparency, transforming a challenging situation into a positive one. Lauren, in particular, consistently displayed empathy, ensuring a comfortable and safe environment throughout.”

Jane Doe v. San Francisco Unified School District

Jane Doe

“Every step of the way, Lauren gave me hope when I felt hopeless, and she gave me help when I felt helpless. Lauren was the attorney who I knew was in my corner, and she will undoubtedly continue to be in the corner of survivors to hold their abuser and institution accountable.”

Jane Doe 2 v. East Side Union High School District

Jane Doe 2

“What happened to me needed to be addressed. I missed out on such an important part of my life, while my institution made no qualms. You don’t get to push kids under a rug. I’m glad I was given an opportunity to address my broken life.”

Jane Doe v. Saratoga–Los Gatos Union High School District

Jane Doe
“My family and I were so thankful for the law services and guidance received during a very emotional and challenging time; the care, sensitivity and professionalism with which our case was handled provided us with a sense of calm, clarity and confidence that we could not have navigated on our own or for each other.” Mary Doe
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