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SEP 17 2019

Archdiocese of Chicago Clergy Abuse Settlements to be Revealed Tuesday Law Firm Has Represented Over 160 Survivors Over the Past Two DecadesTotal Amount of Settlements Paid to be Revealed(Chicago, Illinois) - At a press conference Tuesday in Chicago, a sexual abuse survivor and the law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates will discuss and reveal that more than 160 survivors represented by Jeff Anderson & Associates have settled clergy abuse cases against the Archdiocese of Chicago over the past two decades involving 48 Archdiocesan perpetrators, in the amount of...


SEP 16 2019

(California) – Today, six Catholic Bishops in California announced the opening of compensation programs for survivors of clergy sexual abuse. Survivors who are eligible for these programs must register by January 31, 2020. As of today, compensation programs are being offered by the following Archdiocese and Dioceses


SEP 14 2019

(Sacramento, California) – Today, the California Legislature passed legislation that will give child sexual abuse survivors a chance at justice and healing denied to them for so long if signed into law. The legislation – California Assembly Bill 218 – is now on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s desk. We strongly encourage him to sign this vital legislation into law.We applaud the Legislature for passing this historic bill. Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez deserves credit for tirelessly sponsoring and guiding the legislation. She is a champion for children.This bill provides a three-year window for sexual abuse...


SEP 12 2019

Today in Rochester, survivors’ attorneys Jeff Anderson and Steve Boyd will discuss the decision of Bishop Salvatore Matano and the Diocese of Rochester to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy after facing dozens of clergy abuse lawsuits filed under New York’s Child Victims Act. This is a legal tactic they are using to prevent jury trials and an attempt to stop the truth from being revealed.


SEP 12 2019

Statement of Attorneys Jeff Anderson and Steve BoydSeptember 12, 2019  Survivors’ Attorneys’ Statement Regarding Filing Of Bankruptcy by Diocese Of Rochester (Rochester, New York) – The Diocese of Rochester filed bankruptcy this morning after being named as a defendant in dozens of clergy sexual abuse lawsuits filed since New York’s Child Victims Act’s one-year window opened on August 14. “The bishop’s choice to use reorganization as a legal tactic is very disturbing and disappointing,” said attorney Jeff Anderson of Jeff Anderson & Associates, who represents several su...


SEP 11 2019

(New York, NY) –The law firm of Jeff Anderson & Associates released information identifying the incorrect individual as being subject to allegations of child sex abuse.