Boca Raton Institutional Misconduct Attorney

What to Do If You Believe You Are a Victim of Institutional Misconduct

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Eltringham Law Group in Boca Raton offers institutional misconduct legal services to individuals in Boca Raton, Delray Beach, Plantation, Boynton Beach and West Palm Beach. Institutional conduct has been making headlines recently, with more and more cases of sexual assault and molestation occurring at the hands of teachers, clergy and coaches. If you or a loved one has been victimized by a member of any type of institution – secular, religious, community or otherwise – you can count on the personal injury attorneys of the Eltringham Law Group to help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.

Institutional Misconduct Victims Compensation

Misconduct by individuals with some level of authority, such as in schools, churches, sports teams and other organizations, can be extremely difficult to address. Victims may be reluctant to report misconduct for fear of repercussions or disbelief. Shame and other emotions come into play as well, as many victims do not want to admit what has happened to them or dread having to relive the details of the incident(s) in order to pursue a case. Institutions often sweep things under the rug to avoid maligning responsible members of society or the institution itself, making it even more difficult for victims.

No matter how hard it may be to bring institutional misconduct to light, victims of any type of misconduct have the right to pursue justice and to be compensated for injuries, pain and suffering, and more. The hardest part is often coming forward and admitting that misconduct has occurred, but once that step has been taken, it’s important to have an experienced attorney on your side to fight for your rights.

Here’s Where We Come In

The personal injury lawyers of the Eltringham Law Group have nearly 60 years of experience representing victims of accidents and intentional torts, including those that occur at the hands of pillars of society and within institutions such as schools and churches. We work hard to get our clients the settlements they deserve while being compassionate and understanding of the sensitive nature of these types of cases.

Located in Boca Raton, Florida, we are conveniently situated near individuals in need of legal representation in Broward, Palm Beach, Martin, Hendry, Glades, St. Lucie, Okeechobee and Indian River Counties . We also serve victims of institutional misconduct located throughout the state of Florida.

We offer free consultations where we will discuss the specific details of your case. We then perform careful research and an evaluation to determine if you have a valid legal case. If you do, we will provide advice about how to move forward. Our goal is to protect the rights of victims and get them the compensation they deserve when they have been victimized by an intentional act.

What to Expect Following an Institutional Misconduct Incident

When you choose the Eltringham Law Group to represent you following an institutional misconduct incident involving personal injury, property damage or death, here is what you can expect to happen:

  • We offer free consultations so you can get all your questions answered and can spend time talking directly with an experienced attorney about your rights and expected outcomes.
  • Leave all the work to us. We will be in contact with doctors, hospitals, witnesses, insurance providers, police, attorneys and anyone else necessary to settle your claim. We will thoroughly investigate what happened and will build a solid case so that you are more likely to be awarded additional compensation from insurance companies or other parties.
  • You focus on you. Whether you are still recovering from injuries or are dealing with stress and anxiety, now is the time to focus on your own needs while you leave the details of your case in the hands of experienced attorneys that will get the job done right.
  • We work on a contingent fee basis. This means that you don’t need to lay out any money up front in order to have our injury attorneys work on your case. We don’t get paid unless we recover a financial settlement or jury award for you.
For more information about our representation of victims of institutional misconduct or to schedule a free consultation with one of our experienced personal injury attorneys to discuss your case in detail, call the Eltringham Law Group at 561-338-0420.

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I highly recommend Eltringham Law Group to anyone seeking legal advice after having a car accident. David Eltringham and his entire staff gave me the personal attention I needed during a very difficult and painful time. David took the extra steps needed to ensure that I received the medical care I needed as well as the financial compensation I deserved. Harold Torres, Paralegal updated me every step of the way. Thank you Eltringham Law Group!

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