About Park School and Alfred H. Siemon II?
Park School is a progressive k-12 private school located in Baltimore, Maryland. In 2019 someone reported that former Park School teacher, Alfred H. Siemon II, had sexually abused and groomed students during his time as a teacher between 1967 to 1987. A full investigation revealed that he had violated multiple students at Park School. The investigation found that Park administrators knew Siemon was sexually abusing students in the early 1980s and did nothing to stop it.
Alfred H. Siemon II died in 2011.
Andreozzi + Foote is actively working with survivors who attended Park School during this time and is asking anyone else impacted by Park School and Alred H. Siemon II to contact us.
We understand how hard it is to accept the reality of sexual abuse and how scary the system can feel. You are not alone. Andreozzi + Foote is experienced and offers a trauma-informed approach to seeking justice for our clients.
How Can A Civil Lawsuit Help Victims Seek Justice For The Trauma They Experienced At The Hands Of Alfred H. Siemon II and Park School?
There are many misunderstandings about why a survivor of sexual abuse would choose to file a civil lawsuit. Child sexual abuse takes away so much from the survivors and families impacted. In our society, we struggle to find ways to repair the harm done by individual perpetrators and organizations that have covered up child sexual abuse. Due to outdated statutes across our country, far too many survivors have been denied access to our courts for criminal or civil justice.
Filing a case can be an essential step for survivors and their families in their journey to slowly rebuild their lives and create pathways to healing. Motivation for filing a civil suit is often questioned and unfairly stereotyped as being “all about money. The concept of filing a civil lawsuit casts survivors as “money hungry” and is weaponized to shame and blame them. The civil justice system offers victims more than just monetary benefits. It gives survivors access to justice, validation, exposure, confrontation, and ultimately some resolution. As a result, survivors of sexual abuse can fully understand and process what happened to them to create a new path forward without confusion, questions, and fear.
Can I pursue a case against Alfred H. Siemon II and Park School?
Andreozzi + Foote has experience working with Maryland’s new law allowing any previously time-barred victims to file civil lawsuits. If you were an Alfred H. Siemon II victim, you could take action against the school for failing to protect you or your child.
It can be hard to talk about these experiences, but our compassionate lawyers are here to listen and provide knowledgeable legal guidance. We provide free, confidential case evaluations where you can learn more about your rights and options under your state’s laws, contact Andreozzi + Foote today.