Have You Been Sexually Assaulted on Campus?
Have you been sexually assaulted on campus? Every day, victims of sexual assault on campus are failed by their school’s authorities. When you report sexual harassment or assault, your rights are legally protected under Title IX.
It is important to report sexual assault to the police and school authorities. If you are in immediate danger, call 911 right away. You can also file a police report and complaint with the school. If you feel that your school is not adhering to the requirements outlined under Title IX, you have the right to file an additional report with the U.S. Department of Education.
Students and faculty members are protected from harassment and sexual assault under Title IX. Any harassment or sexual assault claim should be taken seriously by school authorities. Actions to provide further protections for the victim should be taken as the result of a report of sexual assault.
Lawyers Who Protect Victims of Campus Sexual Assault
At Harman Law Firm, we have experience in all relevant laws that deal with sexual assault, including Title IX. Our legal team can provide excellent legal support. We will exercise compassion and understanding when dealing with your case at all times. Our priority is fighting for justice on behalf of the victim in any case involving a sexual assault on campus.
Victims of sexual assault deserve all the protections afforded to them under the law. You can rely on the professionalism and experience of the lawyers from Harman Law Firm. Sexual assault can have a devastating impact on the victim’s life, especially when the assault occurs in a place of education. We are here to help you get the justice you are entitled to under the law in Georgia or the surrounding states.
Harman Law Firm has experience in providing representation to victims of sexual assault. If school authorities have been negligent or failed in their duties under Title IX, a lawyer who protects victims of campus sexual assault can help you.
What is Title IX?
Under Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, discrimination on the basis of sex in education or programs that benefit from federal funds is prohibited. Sexual harassment, sexual assault and rape are covered under the law and are considered discrimination on the basis of sex.
Legally, both students and members of the faculty are protected under Title IX. If you are the victim of sexual harassment, sexual assault or rape on campus, Title IX offers protections. School authorities are charged with investigating any claim of harassment, sexual assault or rape. These requirements must be put into action as soon as the incident is reported by the victim or any other party.
Protection from harassment based on gender is also included under Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972. Incidents involving verbal or nonverbal harassment, intimidation, physical aggression and hostility based on gender are prohibited actions under the law.
At Harman Law Firm, our legal team is passionate about ensuring that clients have the support they need to seek justice for sexual assault on campus. We will fight your case if you have been injured by the actions of another, including the negligence of the parties in authority. Victims of sexual assault in Georgia and the surrounding states can consult with Harman Law Firm for empathetic representation.
Do not assume that your case is not strong enough to make pursuing justice an option. A lawyer from Harman Law Firm can assess your claim during a consultation and offer experienced legal advice. Contact Harman Law Firm today to find out more about how we can help you seek justice.