Citing the financial impacts of abuse claims and the pandemic, the NY Diocese of Rockville Centre and the Diocese of Camden in NJ filed for bankruptcy in Oct.
A deadline was set for victims filing sex abuse claims against the Syracuse Diocese. Victims must file a claim by April 15, 2021, to receive compensation.
A judge fined Uber $59 million for failing to comply with requests from a CA regulatory agency. If not paid, Uber could lose its state operating permit.
In 2020, many states passed or proposed bills to expand the rights of child sex abuse survivors. Although some bills failed, lawmakers continue to fight for victims.
The Richmond Diocese published a report on the conclusion of its victim compensation program. The diocese will pay $6.3 million to 51 survivors.
NYS Attorney General Letitia James filed a lawsuit against the Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, alleging a yearslong coverup of credible child sexual abuse allegations.