How can sex assault victims recover money damages?

What's the Law

Attorney Loretta Sheehan, a partner with Davis Levin & Livingston, joins producer/host Coralie Chun Matayoshi to discuss the difference between criminal and civil cases, time limits for filing, what sex assault victims need to prove in a civil case, when employers or entities with responsibility or control over the perpetrator can be held liable, what kinds of damages can be awarded, and why settlements are common in this type of case. 

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