Rhatigan Law Offices Files First Lawsuit for Students Who Were Victims of Abuse by Teacher at Grove North High School

Rhatigan Law Offices filed a lawsuit today against Community High School District 99 on behalf of a woman who was sexually abused by a teacher while she was a student at Downers Grove North High School.

In her Complaint filed in DuPage County, Jane Doe, 35, alleges that District 99 knew or should have known that the abuse was occurring and should have taken steps to prevent and stop the abuse.

“Ms. Doe filed this lawsuit to hold District 99 accountable,” said Daniel J. Biederman, Jr., one of the plaintiff’s attorneys. “She also hopes that her lawsuit helps prevent this type of behavior from happening again,” added Timothy P. Rhatigan.