Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on July 10, 2020 in Press ReleasesNASHVILLE, Tenn., July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ Paralegal Kim M. Martel of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC has been named the 2020 winner of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Paralegal of the Year Award Sponsored by Advocate Capital, Inc. Martel was nominated for this honor by Attorney Dov Apfel, Attorney Seth L. Cardeli, Attorney Michael... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on July 8, 2020 in Sexual Assault(Allentown, PA) Mark M. Beaky has filed a complaint against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Allentown, PA. In the complaint, Beaky alleges that, as a child, Lawrence “Larry” Howard Haftle, his teacher at St. Theresa’s Catholic School in Hellertown, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, plied him with drugs and alcohol, and fondled, groped, and forcibly fellated him.... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on July 8, 2020 in Sexual Assault(Greensburg, PA) — A man referred to as John Doe MR* has filed a complaint against the Roman Catholic Diocese of Greensburg. In the complaint, Doe alleges that as a child he was repeatedly raped and otherwise sexually abused by a priest at St. Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church. The priest, Father Joseph L. Sredzinski, was... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on June 17, 2020 in Birth Injury Blog PostsFive U.S. hospitals have now implemented international cerebral palsy diagnosis guidelines that have allowed them to reduce the average age at diagnosis from 19.5 months to 9.5 months. Most hospitals have an average age of about two years at diagnosis. The Nationwide Children’s Hospital, based in Columbus, Ohio, was the first hospital to implement the... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on May 27, 2020 in Sexual AssaultAs greater numbers of childhood sexual abuse survivors have come forward with their stories, pressure is mounting on schools, churches, and other institution to properly compensate survivors for their pain and suffering. These institutions are now facing massive financial liabilities, because of the sheer number of survivors who are now filing suit against them. Unfortunately,... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on May 11, 2020 in Sexual Assault(NEW YORK) In August of 2019 the New York Child Victims Act went into effect, giving survivors of childhood sexual abuse greater ability to seek justice against their abusers. An important facet of the law is a year-long “look-back window” during which survivors of any age can file suit, even if decades have passed... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on May 8, 2020 in Sexual AssaultMany states are now moving to help survivors of childhood sexual abuse seek justice for the suffering they endured. New legislation, such as the New York Child Victims Act, allows survivors to file suit against their abusers and the institutions that enabled them, even when statute of limitations laws had previously barred them from doing... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on April 21, 2020 in Sexual Assault(Charlotte, NC) – A North Carolina man has filed a lawsuit alleging he was sexually abused by his house parents while living at the Children’s Home in Winston-Salem in the early 1970s. The suit, filed April 16, 2020, is one of the first to take advantage of a new state law that gives any adult... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on April 15, 2020 in Press Releases(Pittsburgh, PA) – The Catholic Diocese of Pittsburgh has refused to release names of priests who were assigned to visit Woodville State Hospital and the New Castle Youth Development Center (NCYDC) during the early 1970s to protect the identities of two priests who sexually assaulted a young teen receiving treatment at those facilities, according to... Read More
Posted on behalf of Janet, Janet & Suggs, LLC on August 14, 2019 in Firm NewsThis week Richard M. Serbin, Chair of the JJS Sexual Abuse Division, announced legal action he is taking on behalf of two survivors of clergy sexual abuse and rape. This case, and several others, follow the PA Superior Court’s ruling which allows legal action to be taken against abusers, and institutions that enabled them, on... Read More
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