South Wales, NY – Sexual Conduct Claim Between Teacher and Student Under Investigation
South Wales, NY (June 5, 2019) – According to authorities, a school is currently investigating possible credible allegations of sexual abuse involving a former teacher and a student. The incident(s) was reported to have taken place at the Gow School back in the 1990s, according to authorities.
The allegations have been reported to accuse a former teacher of taking advantage of a student at the Gow School. The institution is a college preparatory school for children who suffer from dyslexia and other learning disabilities. According to investigators, the allegations have been made public as of Wednesday, June 5th. However, the initial report was made in February.
At this time, authorities are not releasing the names of those involved as the investigation continues. No further information has been reported.
Sexual Abuse in New York
Above all else, we would, first and foremost, like to offer our sincere sympathies to the victim of the accused as we preserve hope for their ability to fully recover from the abuse. Moving forward can often be tremendously difficult, but it is terribly important to understand that, as the victim of sexual abuse in New York, you may likely have substantial rights at this time.
At Hach & Rose, we understand that no amount of money can erase such trauma but we are devoted to holding sexual abusers liable for their inexcusable actions. Our compassionate attorneys are dedicated to providing victims with the most knowledgeable and experienced representation available. As members of the community, we are here for you 24/7 to answer any questions you may have at this time.
Additionally, it is important for victims to know that the recently drafted Child Victim’s Act in New York has opened up a one-year period of time for children who may have been abused decades ago to come forward. If you have been the victim of sexual abuse in New York, please contact our sexual abuse attorneys at 212-779-0057 today.
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