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Tucson Sexual Abuse Lawyer

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Many victims of sexual abuse, rape or sexual assaults often believe that justice stops at the criminal trial of their attacker. We at Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC are here to provide assistance to victims in seeking financial compensation from their attacker and/or other parties whose negligence may have contributed to the assault. Our Tucson personal injury lawyers are committed to filing a lawsuit in civil court on behalf of our clients who have been victimized.

Though this is not a typical part of personal injury as a practice, our firm strongly believes that victims have rights since they have in fact sustained a personal injury in one way or another. By definition, a sexual assault, repeated sexual abuse or rape are intentional, willful and malicious. This renders the attacker potentially liable for punitive damages. This type of damages is intended to punish and deter bad behavior. Attackers need to know that their behavior extends past the criminal repercussions and can make them the focus of a civil lawsuit.

Physical and Emotional Injuries

Sexual assault victims may be able to collect damages for both physical and emotional (mental) injuries that have occurred as the result of the assault, including:

  • Head injuries
  • Broken bones
  • Cuts and bruises
  • Internal organ trauma
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Fears and anxiety
  • Damage to existing relationships

Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC


Kinerk, Schmidt & Sethi, PLLC is one of the most experienced, successful personal injury law firms in the Tucson area. Established in 1995, our firm has a long history of success, as seen in our many victories.

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Set up a free case evaluation with our firm today to get answers to all of your personal injury questions. Our Tucson personal injury attorneys truly care for each client and will provide the personal care and attention that you need during this difficult and painful time of your life, which is only part of what sets us apart.