Welcome to the Civil Justice for Crime Victims blog. This blog is intended to be a resource to learn more about how the civil justice system can (and sometimes can’t) remedy criminal acts, sexual abuse or harassment, violent assaults and similar conduct.
The author, Marcus Castillo, is a Florida attorney with extensive experience handling civil cases arising out of a criminal act, sexual abuse or harassment, violent assaults and other wrongful conduct. The defendants in these cases have included both the assailant as well as parties who caused the act through negligent hiring, negligent retention and supervision or negligent failure to provide security. Marcus is a shareholder in the firm of Haas & Castillo, PA, based in Clearwater, Florida.