By | October 14, 2020

Adult Victims of Child Abuse in NY Now Have Until August 2021 to Seek Justice

New York’s Child Victims Act (CVA) has offered a way for thousands of adult victims of child sexual abuse to seek justice against their abusers. Now survivors have an even longer window… Read More

By | February 27, 2020

New California Law Sheds Light on Systemic Child Abuse at Leading Institutions

Courts in California are preparing for hundreds—perhaps thousands—of sexual abuse civil lawsuits to be filed in the coming months against churches, schools and other institutions. A new California state law extends the… Read More

By | November 22, 2019

First-Ever Negotiation Class Will Help Cities and Counties Harmed by Opioid Crisis Recover Funds Quickly

Everybody knows somebody whose life has been destroyed or ended by opioids. These are children, nephews, neighbors, bosses, parents, professional athletes and music icons. Every story is a unique tragedy. While the… Read More

By | August 26, 2019

New York’s Child Victims Act Begins to Unveil Decades of Sexual Abuse

Survivors of child sexual abuse in New York may yet have a shot at justice, thanks to a new law called the Child Victims Act, or CVA, which opens up the rules… Read More

By | August 2, 2017

Notorious Pedophilic Priest Set to Be Released From Prison

The upcoming release of Paul Shanley, defrocked priest and convicted child-rapist, is an appalling reminder of the injustice suffered by survivors of clergy abuse. After spending 12 years in prison, Shanley will… Read More

By | July 3, 2017

When It Comes to NY Clergy Abuse, Is Legal Representation Better Than the Church’s IRCP?

After enrolling 145 survivors in its first few months of operation, the Independent Reconciliation and Compensation Program (IRCP) has entered Phase 2. The program, founded by Archbishop of New York Timothy Cardinal… Read More

By | June 21, 2017

Compensation Fund Now Available for Sexual Abuse by the NY Catholic Church – Who Is Eligible?

In 96 percent of child sexual abuse cases in the United States, survivors are abused by someone they know and trust. Often, these are relatives, friends of family, neighbors and other close… Read More

By | April 13, 2017

Behind Closed Doors, Little Changes in the Catholic Church Despite Prevalence of Sexual Abuse

People with the power to stop the widespread sexual abuse of children should know exactly what to do: Stop the crimes. Remove and punish the sick people responsible. Regain trust by putting… Read More

By | March 13, 2017

USA Gymnastics and Others Failed the Nation’s Children by Covering up Sexual Abuse Cases

Today, American children are suffering from a widespread epidemic of sexual abuse that doesn’t bear thinking about. The sooner this problem is faced head on, the better. The fact is, abuse can… Read More

By | January 25, 2017

Union Health Fund Leaders Combat Rising Costs of Opioid Epidemic in the Workplace

Simmons Hanly Conroy Shareholder Paul Hanly Speaks at LIUNA Midwest Region Laborers’ Combating Opioid Abuse and Drug Free Workplace Conference Drug overdose deaths in the United States continue to increase, with more… Read More

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