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California Judge Says TV Network Owes $2M in Sex Abuse Cover-Up Lawsuit

An Orange County, Calif. judge says Trinity Broadcasting Network is responsible for the entire $2 million a jury awarded in an alleged sex abuse cover-up. The judge ruled that TBN is on the hook for the full amount jurors awarded …

Montana Diocese Filing for Bankruptcy to Settle Sex Abuse Claims

A second Montana Roman Catholic diocese will file for bankruptcy protection as part of settlements involving more than 400 people in sex abuse lawsuits, church officials said Friday. The Diocese of Great Falls-Billings said it expected to make the Chapter …

$14M Suit Filed by Former Oregon Boy Scouts Claiming Sex Abuse

Two men have filed a lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America and its local branch for $7 million each, claiming they were sexually abused by a former scout leader in Milwaukie in the 1970s. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported the lawsuit …

Man Seeking $5M in Damages from Utah Big Brothers Big Sisters over Sex Abuse

The Big Brothers Big Sisters of Utah organization has been sued by a man who claims the group did not do enough to stop a former mentor from sexually abusing him when he was a boy over a period lasting …

Suit Accuses California University of Mishandling Sex Assault Reports

A Stanford University graduate student claimed in a federal lawsuit that the school failed to adequately investigate and discipline a former student who was a “known sexual predator” while attending the college and sexually assaulted her and other female students …

Milwaukee Archdiocese Seeks Insurance Settlements in Abuse Cases

The Archdiocese of Milwaukee may be poised for a settlement with its insurance companies that could fast-track a resolution of its long-running bankruptcy case. But attorneys for sex-abuse victims are objecting, saying those who have claims against the church deserve …

Insurer Denies Coverage in Kansas City Diocese Settlement

A former insurance company for the Catholic Diocese of Kansas City-St. Joseph, Mo., is seeking to avoid paying for priest sexual abuse settlements. The Chicago Insurance Co. said in a federal court filing that it has no obligation to cover …