Sexual Abuse

The March 2013 issue of Trial, the monthly magazine of the American Association for Justice (“AAJ”), formerly the American Trial Lawyers Association (“ATLA”), is entitled “Protect the Innocent”. It marquees 3 crime victim writings, the first being “BULLYING BASICS,” which addresses school-related bullying of students...

The July 2012 issue of Trial reports a favorable verdict entitled “CLERGY NEGLIGENCE: Archdiocese Fails to Protect Student from Abusive Priest”. The jury awarded $1,000,000.00 for the sexual abuse victim’s “post-traumatic stress, depression, and other psychological problems”. Id. at 10. Over a 2-year period, a Roman Catholic priest allegedly molested...