Establishing Institutional Liability for Sexual Abuse: Standards, Defenses, and Damages
Recording of a 90-minute CLE video webinar with Q&A
This CLE webinar will discuss how an institution can be held civilly liable for sexual abuse perpetrated by its employees, agents, or even independent contractors. The panel will discuss potential defendants, statutes of limitations, proving breach of applicable duties of care, defenses, and damages.
- Causes of action
- Statutes of limitation
- Title IX issues
- Insurance considerations
- Common defenses
The panel will discuss these and other critical issues:
- Can institutions be liable if they did not know of prior bad acts or propensities?
- How are parallel criminal and civil suits to be navigated?
- When is potential abuse foreseeable?
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