A contractor who helped train first responders in Washington County in Washington is accused of sexually abusing women during training exercises. This is one of the worst violations of trust when an employee trusts that their job will keep him or her safe. Then, a predator abuses the employee.
About Sexual Abuse
Sexual abuse is devastating. This is especially true when abusers take the form of a trusted person like a mentor, teacher, or colleague. It can take a lifetime to mend the emotional and mental pain after sexual abuse. This is why The Michael Brady Lynch Firm is dedicated to helping victims of sexual abuse receive civil justice. Someone in a position of authority should have protected you, and we will hold he or she accountable.
Work Sexual Abuse
Police have arrested the contractor and charged him with third-degree sexual abuse. The incident happened at a fire and rescue center where during the training exercise, the fire captain and contractor inappropriately touched in a sexual way the trainee. An impartial witness observed the incident, which led detectives to cite the contractor for third-degree sexual abuse. The fire captain worked as a contractor for Washington County training new emergency medical technicians. The county has placed him on administrative leave pending an investigation.
Get Legal Help
Survivors of sexual abuse can file civil suits against perpetrators and other responsible parties, regardless of the outcome or existence of a criminal prosecution. Civil lawsuits can help a survivor seek monetary damages. This compensation can never change the abuse suffered but can help rebuild a life. Plus, a civil suit can deter future abuse. This is why it is important if you or a loved one was the victim of sexual abuse to contact The Michael Brady Lynch Firm. We will provide a free consultation and instruct of any avenues available to you for civil litigation. It doesn’t matter if the abuse happened years ago, you may still be able to get justice.