2014 April

Apr 29, 2014: Media Advisory: Documents on 16 Priests From Joliet Diocese to be Released in Chicago

 Media AdvisoryApril 29, 2014Chicago News Conference WednesdayDocuments on 16 Priests from the Diocese of Joliet, Bishop Imesch to be Disclosed WednesdaySexual abuse survivors and their attorneys will respond to the release and announce the filing of five lawsuits  What:  At a news conference on Wednesday, April 30, 2014 in Chicago, sexual abuse attorneys Jeff Anderson and Marc Pearlman will:• Publicly release the files of 16 priests credibly accused of sexually abusing minors in the Diocese of Joliet.• Announce the filing of five lawsuits naming the Diocese …

Apr 23, 2014: News Release: Former Honolulu Vicar General Named in Lawsuit

News ReleaseApril 23, 2014Former Honolulu Vicar General Marc Alexander Named in Lawsuit Alexander is accused of sexually abusing a girl whileworking as a priest at St. John Vianney in Kailua (Honolulu, HI) – With less than 48 hours left to take legal action, a courageous sexual abuse survivor has filed a civil lawsuit in Hawaii today, naming former Vicar General Marc Alexander and the Diocese of Honolulu as defendants and claiming the Diocese was grossly negligent in allowing Alexander to work with children. The courageous survivor, Jane Roe 42, was a minor and attended St. John…

Apr 16, 2014: News Release: Fr. Kevin McDonough Deposed in Civil Lawsuit Today

Today, the deposition of the Archdiocese’s former Vicar General, Father Kevin McDonough, was taken in a civil lawsuit as ordered by Ramsey County Judge John Van de North.The testimony today concluded with attorney Jeff Anderson asking Father McDonough if he,  Jeff Anderson, had exaggerated the risk posed to the public by the practices employed by the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis.

Apr 16, 2014: News Release: Documentary Details Abuse of Foster Kids in Hawaii, California

 Documentary exposes Hawaii predator foster parentThe system failed his “sons”Now Hawaii civil window gives them best chance at justiceLawyers Gallagher, Anderson took case on “moral imperative”(Hawaii) – In an explosive new documentary, a former Big Island rancher now residing in Tampa, FL, has been exposed as a serial child predator, who used Hawaii Social Services to gain new victims.  Now, those victims are using a powerful new law to get justice. But after April 24,the law expires and other, older victims may lose their rights in the courts.LOVE SERVE SURRENDER, a 29-minute…