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The Child Victims Act has passed in New York!

Victims of abuse by clergy or other institutions, who were once too old to seek compensation, may now be able to do so. Contact Bass & Rubinowitz to learn your rights.

Clergy Abuse In The News!

NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire — A record setting settlement has been obtained by the New York Personal Injury Law Firm Gair, Gair, Conason, Rubinowitz, Bloom, Hershenhorn, Steigman & Mackauf, on behalf of four young boys who were sexually abused by a worker at a local catholic church in Brooklyn.  The Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens and a local after school program will pay the total settlement of $27,500,000 which will be divided evenly with each boy receiving $6,875,000.  The four boys have all requested that their identities be withheld.

Ben Rubinowitz and Peter Saghir, attorneys for the four boys, believe this to be the largest settlement ever on behalf of an individual arising out of sexual abuse in the Catholic Church.

GARDEN CITY, N.Y., May 18, 2007 /New York Times— In one of the largest judgments in a child sexual abuse suit against the Roman Catholic Church, a Long Island jury on Friday awarded a total of $11.45 million in damages to a young man and woman who were repeatedly raped by a youth minister as teenagers starting in the late 1990s.

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