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Catholic diocese can be sued for child sex abuse

The rule that courts should abstain from deciding ecclesiastical matters doesn’t bar a lawsuit alleging that a Catholic diocese negligently supervised a priest who sexually abused children, the Tennessee Supreme Court has ruled in reversing a dismissal.

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Hospital patient wins $67.4M for nurse’s sexual assault

A California jury has awarded $67.4 million to a woman who claimed that a male nurse sexually assaulted her following a surgical procedure. Winning attorney Michael Piuze suggested in closing arguments that the jury award $10 million in punitive damages. ...

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