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$1.2 Million Dollar Verdict Announced In A Sexual Assault Case

December 1, 2013

Michael R. Ascher, Esq., Chair of the Criminal Department and Civil Trial Attorney announces a $1.2 million dollar verdict in a sexual assault case. The plaintiff was a teen when she was sexually victimized by an adult with supervisory control over her. The defendant had engaged in a course of sexual misconduct with the minor and was criminally charged with sexual offenses and convicted. A subsequent civil case was brought, resulting in a judgment in favor of the plaintiff for $600,000 in compensatory damages, and $600,000 in punitive damages (for a total of $1.2 million)

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