Category Archives: Sexual Abuse Lawsuit News

Advocates for Child Sex Abuse Victims Won’t Slow on Seeking Legal Change

Earlier this month, Timothy Cardinal Dolan announced a program aimed at compensating victims of child sexual abuse. While this is obviously a good first step, it is one that has the potential to polarize advocates for stronger laws. In New … Continue reading

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Nearly 1,000 police officers have lost their badges due to sex crimes, the second most common complaint filed against police officers.

In the past 10 years, the Catholic Church has defrocked 848 priests who were convicted of sex crimes across the globe. In the last five years, nearly 1,000 police officers have lost their badges for sex crimes committed against fellow … Continue reading

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17 former boy scouts and two women have come forward claiming that a Boy Scout leader sexually abused them between 1963 and 1975

According to Time Magazine, the claims of several previous Boy Scout members in Connecticut may just be the largest lawsuit ever filed against the Boy Scouts of America. 17 former boy scouts and two additional women have come forward claiming … Continue reading

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NY Children At Risk For Sexual Abuse Due To Worst Statute Of Limitations

According to critics of New York’s sexual abuse laws, not allowing previous victims of sexual abuse to take their abusers to criminal court is hurting children today. Children are at risk for sexual abuse in places most adults don’t even … Continue reading

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Attorney’s Call $21 Million Settlement “Paltry, Harsh, and Hurtful” In Sex Abuse Lawsuit Payment For Egregious Crimes Against Children

The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee Agrees to Pay $21 Million in Sex Abuse Lawsuit, but Victim Advocates Call the Settlement “Paltry, Harsh, and Hurtful.” The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Milwaukee has agreed to pay $21 million to over 300 … Continue reading

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Senator Forces Vote On New York Child Victims Act

In the latest development in the proposed Child Victims Act in New York, which would eliminate the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse allegations, Senator Brad Hoylman (D) filed a motion last week to force the Senate Codes Committee … Continue reading

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14 Men Will Received Over $4 Million In A Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Settlement Involving Chicago Priests

$4.14 Million Settlement In A Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Involves 14 Men Purporting They Were Sexually Abused By 5 Roman Catholic Priests During the 1960s through the 1980s. Fourteen men will be paid $14.4 million by a Chicago Roman Catholic Diocese … Continue reading

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Former Horace Mann Student Claiming Sexual Abuse in the 1970s Receives Settlement from the Elite Prep School

A Sexual Abuse Lawsuit stating a former Horace Mann student was sexually abused by a music teacher accused the school of turning a blind eye to the sexual abuse to preserve its reputation as an elite prep school for wealthy … Continue reading

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Over 19 Massage Envy Employees Accused in Sexual Assault Complaints

Multiple Sexual Assault Complaints Against Massage Envy Have Authorities Questioning Their “Zero-Tolerance” Sexual Assault Policy. National massage chain, Massage Envy, is the target of a new round of complaints accusing Massage Envy workers of sexual violations. The company has been … Continue reading

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Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Connecticut Boarding School, Hotchkiss

Sexual Abuse Lawsuit Filed Against Another Connecticut Boarding School Alleges Hotchkiss Knew Of Ongoing Sexual Assault A private boarding school residing in Lakeville, Connecticut is facing a sexual abuse lawsuit filed in Connecticut federal court. The incident resulting in the … Continue reading

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