September 21, 2018- Kohn, Swift & Graf, P.C. is investigating the high number of Catholic church sex abuse incidents that have been reported over many years affecting nearly 1,000 individuals in Pennsylvania.
the high rate of abuse within churches across Pennsylvania
Records of the Catholic church sex abuse incidents contained allegations made against 300 different priests. These documents revealed the names of the individuals who were victims of sexual abuse by a Catholic church priest or church leader in Pennsylvania. The reports found that priests and/or church leaders had molested children in churches across PA including towns such as Allentown, Erie, Greensburg, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Scranton, and more. It is alleged that church leaders went to great lengths to cover up the abuse.
In Pennsylvania, a victim of sexual assault or sexual abuse is entitled to filing a lawsuit against the offender for damages they sustained during the abuse and/or assault.
We stand with you and other victims of sexual abuse
If you or a loved one was a victim of sex abuse by a Catholic priest in Pennsylvania, please contact Attorney Jonathan Shub today. We take your claims seriously and we are here to listen. We are here to help you fight for your rights.
Our experienced attorneys have also filed a lawsuit against the University of Southern California for failing to protect those students who were sexually abused by USC’s student health center gynecologist, George Tyndall M.D. More information on the case and a copy of the class action complaint can be found here.
Kohn, Swift & Graf is a national leader in class actions, including complex consumer litigation. With experienced attorneys and a competent support staff, our firm strives to provide the highest quality of service to our clients. We treat each cause with careful attention to ensure that consumers get the justice they deserve. KS&G is centrally located in Philadelphia, PA. We handle cases nationwide.