California bishops filed motions challenging law AB 218. The law expands legal opportunities for child sex abuse victims, including a 3-year “look back” window.
In 2017, a female guest filed a lawsuit against Airbnb blaming the company for negligence. The woman had been sexually assaulted by her Airbnb host.
Prompted by Boy Scouts abuse cases, a new California bill would require youth organizations to enact child abuse prevention policies to receive insurance.
The Dioceses of Tucson and Archdiocese of Los Angeles have been named in a racketeering lawsuit. The dioceses are accused of concealing sex abuse allegations.
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.
A survivor of child sex abuse won the first settlement under the California Child Victims Act. The plaintiff won $1.9 million from the L.A. Archdiocese.