Federal Judge Seeks Maryland Supreme Court’s Ruling on Controversial Child Victims Act, Shaping Future of Abuse Lawsuits

Upper Marlboro, Maryland – A federal judge has sought clarification from the Maryland Supreme Court regarding the constitutionality of the state’s Child Victims Act. The act, which has sparked numerous child sex abuse lawsuits, was called into question by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in a federal lawsuit involving allegations of sexual abuse by a Mormon priest. U.S. District Judge James K. Bredar has requested the Supreme Court of Maryland to define the state’s law, potentially expediting a definitive ruling on the matter. Judge Bredar’s decision comes amidst ongoing appeals of lawsuits … Read more

Groundbreaking $14.4 Million Jury Verdict Secured by Silver Golub & Teitell in Landmark Case Upholding Victim’s Rights

HARTFORD, Conn. – A jury has awarded a $14.4 million verdict in favor of the plaintiffs in a silver poisoning case. The trial, held in Hartford Superior Court, concluded with the jury finding the defendants, Silver Golub & Teitell LLP, liable for the harms caused by their actions. The case centered around allegations that the defendants, a law firm, failed to adequately protect their clients from the dangers of silver exposure. The plaintiffs, who had worked in a silver factory, claimed that they suffered significant health issues as a result of prolonged exposure to silver … Read more

Landmark Decision: Historic Nine-Figure Verdict Upholds Justice for Child Victims

A federal jury in Newark, New Jersey, has awarded an unprecedented nine-figure verdict in a case involving a child victim of financial exploitation. The jury’s decision marks a significant victory in the fight against child exploitation in the United States. The plaintiff, who remains anonymous for privacy and safety reasons, was a minor at the time of the incident. The suit alleged that the defendant, a well-known financial services company, failed to implement adequate safeguards to protect against fraudulent activity targeting minors. According to court documents, the child’s personal information was obtained and used by … Read more

Landmark Verdict: Child Victims Act Plaintiff Receives Unprecedented Nine-Figure Compensation

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal jury in New York City has awarded a historic nine-figure verdict to a plaintiff under the Child Victims Act. This groundbreaking verdict serves as a significant victory for victims of child abuse and sets a precedent for future cases. The plaintiff, whose name has not been disclosed, filed the lawsuit under the state’s Child Victims Act, which was enacted in 2019. The legislation opened a one-year window during which victims of child abuse can file civil claims, regardless of the statute of limitations. The jury found in favor of … Read more