In August 2018, a grand jury in Pennsylvania released a report detailing 70 years of childhood sexual abuse and the coverups in the Scranton, Allentown, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Erie, and Greensburg dioceses. The report accused more than 300 clergy members of abuse and said there were at least 1,000 victims.
Whenever a crime happens under the Criminal Code there’s a corresponding civil action. In this article, we cover various ways in which a crime victim survivor can receive compensation for injuries.
If you’ve been a victim of crime and believe that you might have a potential civil cause of action, click the Free Case Evaluation for help.