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Shaquon M. Thrower, Sex Assault, Harborcreek Youth Services

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Who is Shaquon M. Thrower?

Shaquon M. Thrower, 28, Erie resident and employee at Harborcreek Youth Services, is under arrest for institutional sexual assault on a boy at the facility. His charges are:

  • third-degree felony counts of institutional sexual assault of a minor
  • corruption of minors,
  • along with misdemeanor counts of indecent assault and corruption of minors.

Harborcreek Youth Services is a trauma-informed behavioral healthcare agency providing residential and in-home services across Pennsylvania to children and their families. The sexual assault took place within the facility.

Andreozzi+ Foote firmly believes there are more victims and encourages anyone impacted to come forward; our lawyers offer experience and a trauma-informed approach when seeking justice for our clients.

How Can A Civil Lawsuit Help Victims Seek Justice For The Trauma They May Have Experienced?

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. Our society still struggles to find ways to repair the harm done by individual perpetrators and institutions that have covered up child sexual abuse.

Institutional sexual assault is a deeply distressing and reprehensible act that can have severe and lasting effects on its victims. Beyond the physical harm, the emotional and psychological trauma inflicted is profound. The violation of trust is a central component of this heinous crime, as victims often find themselves betrayed by the very institutions or individuals meant to provide support and protection. The breach of trust can lead to a profound sense of vulnerability, shame, and isolation. Survivors may struggle with feelings of guilt and self-blame, further exacerbating the emotional toll. Rebuilding trust becomes an arduous journey, as the trauma experienced can impact relationships, mental health, and the overall well-being of the victim. Addressing and preventing institutional sexual assault requires a comprehensive approach that not only holds perpetrators accountable but also focuses on providing support and healing for the survivors.

Can I File A Lawsuit Against the Harborcreek Youth Services and Shaquon M. Thrower?

Yes. You might have rights if you were a victim of Shaquon M. Thrower at Harborcreek Youth Services.

Andreozzi + Foote is the leading sexual abuse law firm in Pennsylvania. We encourage you to contact us today to discuss your possible legal rights.

We know it can be hard to talk about these experiences. Our compassionate sexual abuse 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.

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