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Maryland Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

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Levy Konigsberg and our highly awarded team of attorneys are dedicated to protecting the rights of sexual abuse survivors nationwide, including in Maryland. If you were sexually abused as a child, then recent legislation in Maryland could give you the opportunity to demand justice and compensation through a civil claim, regardless of how long ago the abuse occurred. It would be our honor to help you explore your legal options and hold the perpetrator and any organization that enabled them accountable for such inexcusable wrongdoing.

Why should you trust Levy Konigsberg with your case?

  • Success: We have recovered more than $3 billion in compensation for past clients, including tens of millions of dollars secured for sexual abuse clients.
  • Recognition: We have been featured on major newscasts and publications for our successful handling of complex and record-breaking lawsuits.
  • Reputation: We are trusted by countless legal peers and former clients nationwide to handle difficult, sensitive cases like those involving sexual abuse.

Call (800) 315-3806 for a free consultation with our Maryland sexual abuse lawyers.

Maryland Statute of Limitations on Child Sexual Abuse Lawsuits

Maryland has lifted the statute of limitations on some child sex abuse civil lawsuits, but not all. Legislation currently moving through the lawmaking process will completely remove the statute of limitations for child sex abuse, even if the abuse occurred many decades ago. The governor has said that the bill will be signed into law as soon as it passes the House of Delegates, so it is assumed this law will be enacted soon.

With Maryland Child Victims Act of 2023:

  • People who were abused as children or minors will be allowed to file a civil lawsuit against their abusers, even if previous statutes of limitations would have barred them from filing.
  • Plaintiffs would be able to make up to $1.5 million in non-economic damages when filing against a private institution, but there will be no caps on economic or punitive damages. Significant compensation is also available from government entities including the public school system.

Compensation for Sexual Abuse Claimants in Maryland

In a sexual abuse lawsuit filed in Maryland, you can demand compensation for the many types of harm that the sexual abuse has caused you to suffer throughout the years. Recoverable damages include the trauma that the attack caused, which might have followed you, even after years of therapy. This type of damage is non-economic damage, but economic damage related to medical costs and financial losses could be available, too.

As mentioned, you might also be awarded punitive damages, even though this is rare. Punitive damage is not meant to compensate you for a loss. Instead, it punishes the defendant for egregious wrongdoing. For example, a judge might approve punitive damages against a religious institution that knowingly harbored sex offenders who were abusing children.

Filing Against Powerful Institutions

If or when the Maryland Child Victims Act of 2023 passes, you should take prompt action to see if you can file a claim against the institution that enabled or harbored a sexual abuser or that failed to protect you from them. The statute of limitations will be lifted, so you can seek justice for abuses that happened decades ago.

Levy Konigsberg has a reputation for being unafraid in the face of powerful defendants. We have proudly stood up to enormous corporations and institutions to secure major wins for our sexual abuse clients.

We can file sexual abuse lawsuits against these defendants and more:

  • Medical institutions
  • Educational institutions and universities
  • Religious groups like an archdiocese
  • Youth groups like The Boy Scouts of America
  • International corporations
  • Entertainment companies
  • Prisons and correctional facilities
  • Government agencies and administrations

Schedule a Free, Confidential Consultation Today

Levy Konigsberg and our sexual abuse attorneys are here to help you with your Maryland sexual abuse case. We are standing by to hear from people who want to speak up and demand justice after being sexually assaulted or abused. We can help people who were sexually abused as an adult or as a child, depending on the passage of Maryland’s sexual abuse statute of limitations legislation. We keep all information discussed in free initial consultations highly confidential, so you can feel safe reaching out to our respectful and experienced legal team whenever you need us.

We’re ready to help you seek justice. Call (800) 315-3806.


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