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OCT 17 2018

 At a news conference on Thursday in Chicago, sexual abuse survivors and their attorneys and advocates will announce the filing of a lawsuit against the every Catholic Diocese and Bishop in Illinois, and the Illinois Catholic Conference, alleging the maintenance of a public nuisance and a conspiracy...


OCT 4 2018

Lawsuit seeks the release of names and files regarding more than 3,400 perpetrators held secretly at the Vatican


OCT 2 2018

Jeff Anderson & Associates will announce the filing of a nuisance lawsuit against the California bishops for covering up child sexual abuse including: the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, Archdiocese of San Francisco; Diocese of Orange; Diocese of San Bernardino; Diocese of San Diego; Diocese of Fresno; Diocese of Sacramento; Diocese of Oakland; Diocese of San Jose; Diocese of Monterey; Diocese of Santa Rosa; and the Archdiocese of Chicago where the perpetrator worked before being sent to California


SEP 28 2018

Attorneys, Advocates and Survivors to Stand and Voice Their Support for Sexual Abuse Survivors and Dr. Christine Blasey Ford Today at the First Annual Zero Abuse Project National Conference(St. Paul, MN) – At a press conference today in St. Paul, Minnesota, Attorney Jeff Anderson, Survivor Advocate and Zero Abuse Project Board Member Joelle Casteix, Advocate Beatriz Mendoza (hablamos Español) and Empower Survivors Founder Elizabeth Sullivan will: •    Stand in support of Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and all survivors of sexual abuse who had the courage to share their secret; • ...


SEP 25 2018

(Minneapolis, MN) –  Today, U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Robert J. Kressel approved the consensual bankruptcy plan between sexual abuse survivors and the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.“Because of the courage of these survivors standing in strength and in solidarity with each other, we can take great comfort that by the actions they’ve taken, kids and the community are safer,” said Jeff Anderson, attorney for many of the survivors.The plan of reorganization calls for a $210 million settlement with survivors of sexual abuse by Archdiocese clergy and employees. The survivors previous...


SEP 21 2018

(St. Paul, MN) – Sexual abuse survivors who filed claims in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis bankruptcy case voted nearly unanimously to accept the Archdiocese’s plan of reorganization. Out of 400 votes cast, 398 voted to accept the plan, representing 99.5 percent of the ballots cast.“The survivors’ overwhelming vote to accept the plan shows the power of giving survivors a voice,” said Jeff Anderson, attorney for many of the survivors who voted. “They wanted to be heard, included and respected, and to know they’ve done something to protect kids and make the community safer.”...