A Fontana man who was a softball coach for a traveling softball team has been arrested. According to reports, the arrest came after at least three victims came forward this month accusing Osbaldo Gonzales, 44, of molesting them multiple times over the last five to size years, according to police. The suspect allegedly sexually assaulted the victims at his home as well as other locations while traveling with the team. The age and gender of the victims have not been released.
The police are asking anyone with additional information to contact them immediately.
This is not the first time that a sports coach is accused and arrested of sexual misconduct against members on their team. Unfortunately, coaches have easy access to their victims. Traveling teams, specifically, result in coaches having even more access to their victims.
Were you or a member of your family a victim of sexual assault at the hands of the softball coach? If so, you might have grounds to file a sexual assault lawsuit. If you are interested in learning more about your right to file a lawsuit for the harm that you or a member of your family suffered, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our firm immediately.
At Downtown L.A. Law Group, our sexual assault lawyers have launched an independent investigations towards the situation and are ready to work with victims and their families to file lawsuits against Osbaldo Gonzales as well as any schools, companies, or organizations that the was hired with or worked with at the time of these sexual attacks. If you are interested in discussing your right to file a sexual assault claim against this softball coach, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our firm immediately.
Who Is Liable?
In general, employers could be liable for the actions of their employees. So, if an employee sexually assaults a victim, the employer could be liable for their actions. What does this mean? If the softball coach was coaching in association with a school, organization, or company, victims could pursue sexual assault claims against these entities. Liability is based on the fact that these entities failed to run background checks, failed to supervise, failed to take action after reports of misconduct, etc., resulting in the sexual assault that victims suffered.
If you are interested in learning more about establishing liability for sexual assault incidents, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance with the experts at our firm as soon as possible.
Can You Be Compensated?
If your lawsuit is successful, you could be eligible to recover monetary compensation. What could you recover? Some categories of compensation that you could be eligible to recover include the following:
- Medical expenses
- Lost earnings
- Pain and suffering
- Punitive damages
- Legal fees
To learn more about the potential value of your claim and the type/amount of compensation that you could be eligible to receive, do not hesitate to seek legal assistance with the experts at our firm as soon as possible.
HOW TO CONTACT US
Are you in need of a molestation lawsuit attorney? Were you or a member of your family victims of Osbaldo Gonzalez softball coach sexual assault? If you are in need of a lawyer that handles such cases, do not hesitate to contact the experts at our firm immediately. You can trust that our lawyers are ready to guide you every step of the way.
As mentioned above, we are launching our own investigation and are ready to represent victims. If you have any information regarding the allegations against the coach, contact our Sexual Abuse Legal Hotline today.