Verdicts & Settlements: $20 million awarded - child sex abuse case in Stamford    $1.1 million won - Post Traumatic Stress Disorder    $1 million - Injured worker requiring back surgery    $1 million+ Awarded - Woman in car accident Rt. 17    $975,000 Recovered - Foot Injury at Work    $650,000 Recovered - Woman suffered neck injury required surgery    $580,000 Recovered - Head Trauma as a Result of Falling Downstairs    $500,000 Recovered - Pedestrian Hit by Car    $500,000 Recovered - Rear End Car Accident    $425,000 Recovered - Rear End Tractor Trailer Accident    $380,000 Recovered - Dog Bite by Police Dog    $155,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall on Walkway    $125,000 Recovered - Slip and Fall at a Supermarket

Sexual abuse occurs when children least expect it and can take place at a school or day care, when participating in extracurricular activities or when they are attending religious education. Often organizations that provide services to young people do not do enough to prevent abuse to children.

The effects of child sexual abuse can lead to distress and children may display a wide range of psychological symptoms.The child may feel powerless, ashamed and distrustful of others.

Symptoms of child sexual abuse may include:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Phobias
  • Self-destructive behavior
  • Eating disorders
  • Difficulty forming relationships
  • Withdrawal
  • Low self-esteem
  • Guilt and self-blame for abuse
  • Poor performance in School


At the Reinken Law Firm, we will handle your case with the patience and compassion you deserve and with the legal knowledge you need. We are here and ready to help pursue your claim for compensation. For more information and to schedule a free evaluation of your case, call us at (203) 541-0090.