COVID-19 UPDATE: We are open! Our team is working and offering consultations via phone, e-mail, and video conferencing.

Woman on massage table laying face down getting a massage on her upper thigh

Can I Sue a Spa For Sexual Assault by a Massage Therapist?

Who is Responsible for Sexual Assault at a Spa?

Over the last few years, more victims have been coming forward about their experience of sexual assault at Massage Envy establishments in California and throughout the U.S. A massage therapist who takes advantage of a client and inappropriately touches them should be held accountable. However, many do not know that the massage establishment can also be held liable for the acts of the massage therapists that they employ.

Here's what you need to know.

Naming Liable Parties in a Massage Therapist Sexual Assault Lawsuit

When you go for a massage, you expect to be treated respectfully and enjoy a thoroughly relaxing and stress-free experience. However, when massage therapists take advantage of a client's vulnerable state, it can leave the victim shocked and frozen. This horrible violation warrants the responsible parties to be held liable. You have the right to pursue a civil suit against both the massage therapist and the establishment under which they work.

When pursuing a civil claim for sexual assault that involves an establishment and its employees, it's critical to seek the help of an experienced sexual assault lawyer to protect your rights.

How a Filing a Sexual Assault Lawsuit Can Help

When a massage therapist sexually assaults a client through inappropriate touching, attempted rape, or completed rape, it is a crime. Speaking out against them can bring them to justice and prevent them from doing the same to others. Not only does filing a sexual assault claim hold the perpetrators accountable, but it can also help survivors start the healing process and move on with their lives. If you or a loved one is a sexual assault survivor, speaking up and seeking professional help are the first steps in the healing process.

What to Do If A Massage Therapist Sexually Assaulted You.

If a massage therapist sexually assaulted you, you have the right to hold them accountable for their heinous actions. When you are unsure where to turn for help, know that you are not alone. is on your side to support you through a difficult time. Let us be your advocate in protecting your rights. When faced with the challenges of pursuing a sexual assault and abuse claim, we are here to help you seek justice so you can move forward with your life.

Contact us today at (833) 456-3529 to learn your rights.

Categories