Anti-Pornography Crusading Priest named in Sex Abuse Lawsuits
An anti-pornography crusading priest was named in two sex abuse lawsuits filed July 29 in state Supreme Court in Chautauqua County in New York state. The former pastor, who now stands accused of violating
Boy Scouts Lawsuit could allow sex abuse victims to file claims even if their states’ limitations expired
A lawsuit filed in Jan. 2020 in federal court in Washington, D.C. seeks to establish that venue for men across the U.S. who wish to sue the Boy Scouts of America for failing to
Boy Scouts Lawsuit Deadline Extended
(July 24, 2020) A Boy Scouts lawsuits deadline was extended this last spring for filing claims against the Boy Scouts of America for sex abuse. BSA filed for bankruptcy protection last year in Delaware
The Roman Catholic Church received Billions in Taxpayer Funded Coronavirus Aid  
(July 14, 2020) -- AP News has reported that the U.S. Roman Catholic Church used an unprecedented exemption from federal rules to collect at least $1.4 billion in U.S. taxpayer-backed coronavirus aid. Many millions
Wisconsin Insurance Company sued over Covid Lockdown Losses
(July 13, 2020) – A Wisconsin insurance company is being sued for denying business claims resulting from Covid lockdowns. Two lawsuits were filed in federal court in Illinois in April by a group of
Child Sex Abuse Survivors urged to Share their Stories
(July 10, 2020) – A group that supports child abuse survivors is urging them to come forward to tell their stories. Those willing to share will be offered free membership in a group where
Many Catholic Priests Credibly Accused moved abroad with Church’s Help
(July 7, 2020) The Catholic Church allowed more than 50 priests credibly accused of sexual abuse to move outside the U.S., where some were then accused of abusing other children in other parishes. A
First Covid Business Interruption Cases could affect Others
(July 3, 2020) The first case filed for a Covid-19 business interruption insurance claim could affect others which follow. The first lawsuit involving a Covid-19 business interruption claim against an insurer was filed for
Rice Case could help other Clergy Abuse Victims
(June 25, 2020) A 2019 Superior Court ruling in Pennsylvania in a sex abuse lawsuit against the Catholic church could affect the cases of many other clergy sex abuse victims. From the Diocese of
Insurers denying Covid-19 Business Interruption Claims
(June 23, 2020) – Most insurance companies are now routinely denying businesses’ Covid-19 business interruption claims.  Industry-wide justification for most of the denials has been a virus exclusion which insurance companies quietly inserted into
Vatican, California Diocese, Priest, sued for Child Sex Abuse
Ratzinger Letter shows Concern for Church and Pedophile Priest, not Victims (June 12, 2020) The Vatican in Rome and a California diocese and parish are being sued for child sex abuse in the Superior
Insurance Claims Rejections over Covid-19 spur Plaintiffs’ Attorneys to work together for Businesses
Because insurance companies have rejected virtually all Covid-19-related claims, a group of plaintiffs' attorneys have come together to help businesses recover their losses. So many business owners are seeing so much loss which insurance
New York extends Child Victims Act ‘Look Back’ Window to August 2021
(June 3, 2020)  The New York state Senate and Assembly voted last week to extend the Child Victims Act 'Look Back' window to August 2021 for people wishing to file claims that they were
Texas Man alleges Pennsylvania Priests sexually abused, tortured him in the 1970s
(May 27, 2020) -- A Texas man alleges in a lawsuit that he was sexually abused and tortured in a church basement in the 1970s. The man is suing the Roman Catholic Diocese of
Most Small Businesses will fail within Six Months
(May 16, 2020) While many non-business owners in America have derided proprietors who have opened their doors and then found themselves arrested and fined, a Bloomberg survey has shown that 52 percent of small