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Child abuse is often a criminal act, but prosecution in the criminal courts does not provide financial recovery to caregivers and/or the victim. To seek compensation for treatment expenses and damages, the victim or legal guardians must go through the civil courts.
The experienced attorneys at Roybal-Mack & Cordova, PC have a unique combination of experience with personal injury and family law. We can help you navigate the legal systems involved in getting protection and compensation you need to ensure a safe and financially secure future for victims of child abuse.
Any child who requires medical treatment for physical injuries may be eligible to claim damages through a personal injury suit. Common physical injuries resulting from child abuse include:
Recovering from child abuse may require more than financial compensation. If your child is at risk for continued physical, emotional or psychological abuse or if you as the guardian seeking compensation are at risk for domestic violence, you may need a protective order.
The attorneys at Roybal-Mack & Cordova, PC are also experienced in family law. We know what agencies in the greater Albuquerque area to contact and how to navigate the legal systems that may be involved in stopping child abuse and recovering damages for it.
For victims who seek compensation as adults, we can provide the legal counsel you need to effectively prove liability and adequately value your damages.
Nothing rights the wrong of child abuse, but compensation can minimize the financial impact of recovery. To pursue fair compensation for your child’s or your own injuries and damages, call us to schedule an interview with our team.
Call us to interview our Albuquerque-based team and take the legal action required to move towards a better future.