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Tag Archives: Sexual abuse

Minor sexually assaulted by relative — $900,000 settlement

Type of action: Sexual abuse of a minor Injuries alleged: Sexual abuse, emotional distress Tried before: Mediation Name of judge or mediator: Judge J. Michael Gamble (Ret.) Date resolved: 9/13/2021 Verdict or settlement: Settlement Amount: $900,000 Attorneys for plaintiff (and ...

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Claims against church organizations proceed

Multiple civil claims against church organizations related to a sexual abuse case involving a Colonial Heights church have survived after a Chesterfield County Circuit Court judge overruled demurrers. Judge Frederick G. Rockwell III overruled demurrers brought forth by Immanuel Baptist ...

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Richmond diocese paying $6.3 million to sexual abuse victims

The Catholic Diocese of Richmond is paying $6.3 million to 51 people who were sexually abused as minors by clergy members, according to an Oct. 15 report on its website. In February, the Richmond diocese launched the Independent Reconciliation Program. From April 3 to May ...

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