May 06, 2005

Scranton Catholic diocese lawsuit settled

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Matt C. Abbott
May 5, 2005

I received the following press release, dated May 5, 2005:

"RE: Settlement of Sexual Molestation Suit

"From the Law Office of James Bendell...

"The defendants in the case of Doe vs. Diocese of Scranton, the Society of St. John, the Fraternity of St. Peter and Fr. Carlos Urrutigoity and Fr. Eric Ensey (U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania, Case No. 3 CV 02-0444) have agreed to a settlement with the plaintiff, a former student of St. Gregory's Academy in Moscow, Pennsylvania.

"Under the terms of the settlement the defendants will pay the plaintiff $255,000 in cash and future periodic payments of $199,550, for a total settlement of $454,550.

Posted by kshaw at May 6, 2005 05:57 AM