Unfortunately, reports indicate more than 17,000 people nationwide have already reported being abused by a church priest or official. And, experts fear the true number is much higher. Those affected can seek substantial compensation for:
Illinois Attorney General alleges Catholic Church has protected identities of more than 500 priests accused of sexual abuse in Illinois.
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston pays $1 million to settle claims by eight women who were sexually abused by two priests in the 1970s and 1980s.
In June, the Minnesota Archdiocese agreed to asettlement of $210 million to help compensate 450 victims of sexual abuse fromchurch officials.
San Diego Archdiocese agreed to a $198.1 million settlement to help 144 victims recover from abuse or molestation from church priests.
In the largest church abuse settlement yet todate, the Los Angeles Roman Catholic Archdiocese agreed to pay $660 million tocompensate more than 500 victims who alleged sexual abuse.
In one of the first church settlements, the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Boston was forced to pay $85 million to compensate 552 victims of sexual abuse.
The Church Abuse Help Center is a free service for those individuals and families coping with the effects of sexual abuse or molestation suffered at the hands of church priests or officials.
The Church Abuse Help Center is a collection of lawyers,counselors, health providers and volunteers seeking to provide help and healing to those injured by church abuse.
The family advocates at the Church Abuse Help Center work only with lawyers around the country that have handled church abuse lawsuits to ensure your case is handled quickly and effectively. Contact us today to see how we can help.