Multiple victims have come forward accusing former Green Chimneys employee Robert Doig of sexual assault in the 60s and 70s. Jeff Herman recently discussed the claim with Hudson Valley News 12. See the full story here.
“The allegations are that the Diocese of Ogdensburg failed to protect our client from sexual abuse,” attorney Jeffrey M. Herman, who is representing the plaintiff, said in an email statement Wednesday. “I am determined to help this brave man share [...]
Schenectady County, child services sued over sex abuse claims; Foster care focus of Child Victim’s Act case
Written By Shenandoah Briere/ The Daily Gazette The foster care system is systemically flawed, according to a child sex abuse survivor and her attorneys who recently filed a lawsuit against Schenectady County, the Office of Family and Children Services [...]
By SYDNEY SCHAEFER CANTON — Two foster fathers allegedly sexually abused a young girl in foster care in St. Lawrence County nearly 50 years ago, according to a lawsuit filed against the county last week. The woman, identified as [...]
Lawmakers in Colorado are discussing opening a window to allow adult victims of child sex abuse to file claims agains their perpetrators. The window of opportunity had previously been closed due to statute of limitations expiring. Lawmakers are [...]
Gardner Dunnan, Former teacher at prestigious Dalton School accused of sexually abusing girl in 1980’s.
Last week a woman, known as the initials J.S., filed a civil suit against the Dalton School, a prestigious private institution on the Upper East Side of Manhattan. Under the Child Victims Act, a claim can now be [...]
by: Michella Drapac Posted on ABC27.com : Jan 13, 2021 HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – More than a dozen pieces of legislation in Pennsylvania, aimed at helping sexual assault victims, are now law. According to officials with the Pennsylvania Coalition [...]
Pa. House passes measure to allow voters to create a window for child sex abuse victims to go to court
Story by Pennsylvania Real-Time News Pa. House passes measure to allow voters to create a window for child sex abuse victims to go to court Updated Jan 27, 2021; Posted Jan 27, 2021 By Ivey DeJesus Pennsylvania on Wednesday stepped closer to [...]
Father Michael Pfleger, outspoken activist and Chicago Priest, accused of sexually abusing a child decades ago
The Archdiocese of Chicago announced last week that Father Michael Pfleger, a respected priest in Chicago, has stepped down from his ministry after a decades-old child sexual abuse allegation. Cardinal Blase Cupich sent a letter to the St. [...]
Tempe police have spent the past 6 months investigating 48-year-old Mario Rodriguez-Ramirez, a man who was once a pastor. Police said the sexual abuse began in 2015, when the little girl was just 9 years old and he was [...]