The Erie Diocese paid $31.35 million to handle clergy sex abuse claims. The diocese paid $16.6 million directly to survivors from its victim compensation fund.
The extended “look back” window for New York child sexual abuse claims closes August 14, 2021. Some survivors have limited time left to seek legal justice.
A priest abuse survivor accepted a six-figure settlement from the Hartford Archdiocese. This is one of many settlements paid by the Connecticut archdiocese.
Lousiana lawmakers passed a bill to eliminate the legal deadline for child sex abuse claims. The bill also creates a 3-year “look back” window for survivors.
A fake Grubhub driver ran over a Chicago restaurant worker with his car. The victim is now suing Grubhub for the company’s negligent role in her assault.
Survivors have filed nearly 600 lawsuits against the Brooklyn Diocese for protecting abusive priests. Almost 3,000 lawsuits have been filed statewide.