Sexual assault of women continues to be a major problem at college campuses in New York and around the country. Recently, Governor Cuomo introduced new laws to help female students. They require all New York colleges to adopt a set of comprehensive procedures and guidelines to help women report sexual assault crimes as well as a uniform definition of consent of “Yes means yes.” We support this but know even more needs to be done at colleges to ensure a safe and comfortable environment for female students.
This infographic shows the startling statistics on just how widespread the problem of sexual assault among college students.
If you or a loved one was sexually assaulted, you are far from alone. And there is help available.
If you have any questions about sexual assault, or want to discussa potential case, our lawyers are here to help. We have more than 20 years working with both assault victims and their families to help them overcome the terrible wrong and recover monetary compensation for the physical and emotional injuries that they sustained.
Through the years, we have also been able to be a close confident and source of guidance, help and information for our clients. Most important, we fight to obtain maximum compensation and our goal is to help you feel some degree of justice and get compensation you may need to pay medical bills, counseling and other related expenses.