Massive Cover-Up of Southern Baptist Convention Church League Sex Abuse Cases

300-page independent report highlights shocking new details about specific abuse cases, vilification of victims, secret predator databases, and reveals how denominational leaders worked for decades to actively resist calls for abuse prevention and reform As reported by the Washington Post, a new independent investigation has revealed not only decades of sexual abuse with the Southern

2022-05-23T17:53:28+00:00May 23rd, 2022|Sexual Abuse|

Lieff Cabraser and Co-Counsel Announce Broad Denial of Defendants’ Motions to Dismiss in Abuse Lawsuits Against Devereux Behavioral Health

On March 28, 2022, Judge Anita B. Brody of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania issued two Orders denying virtually all of the defendants’ motions to dismiss individual claims in lawsuits filed against The Devereux Foundation/Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health and Quality Health Staffing over allegations that the plaintiffs suffered physical, sexual,

2022-06-15T23:21:58+00:00March 28th, 2022|Sexual Abuse|

Texas Supreme Court Rules in Favor of Houston Teen Sex Trafficking Victims Suing Facebook for Negligence

As reported by the Houston Chronicle, the Texas Supreme Court has ruled in favor of Houston teenage sex trafficking victims, who in three civil lawsuits against Facebook alleged they met their abusive pimps through Facebook’s messaging features. The teens sued the social media giant for negligence and product liability, claiming it failed to warn about

2021-06-28T20:18:24+00:00June 28th, 2021|Sexual Abuse|

Abuse Survivors Can Receive Compensation From Fund Set Up By Six California Catholic Dioceses

Survivors need to be aware of fast-approaching January 31, 2020 deadline for all claims Individuals who were sexually abused by priests across six California Catholic dioceses now have the option to file claims to receive money from a new independent compensation program managed outside the church. The Independent Compensation Program (“ICP”), initially announced in May

2019-12-17T16:00:20+00:00December 17th, 2019|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|