Update: The Archdiocese of Philadelphia, the Diocese of Pittsburgh, the Diocese of Allentown, the Diocese of Harrisburg, and the Diocese of Scranton have each announced a “reparation” program to compensate survivors of child sexual abuse. If you or someone you love was abused by Catholic clergy in Pennsylvania, please contact us to learn your options.
We are lawyers for abuse survivors, not the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, or others who allowed abuse to happen. When a child survives abuse by someone in a position of trust and authority, the resulting harm and damage can last a lifetime. We are attorneys who can help survivors of childhood sexual abuse, and we understand that many child abuse survivors do not realize they are suffering until much later in life.
The lawyers featured on this website have a wide-range of experience helping abuse survivors, including some who have represented hundreds of abuse survivors with claims against the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, the Mormon church, schools, and other youth-serving organizations that failed to protect their clients from sexual predators. Some of the lawyers are licensed in Pennsylvania, with offices in Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, while others are licensed in other states but are willing to jointly represent abuse survivors in Pennsylvania given their experience helping people in other states.
If you are an adult survivor of childhood sexual abuse, you may just now be in the process of starting to understand how the abuse has affected your life. You may have also recently learned that someone you trusted failed to protect you and allowed the abuse to occur. Sadly, you are not alone, but we are here to help you understand whether you have legal options to seek redress for the harm you suffered. Please contact us today for a free, confidential consultation.
Why Contact Us?
The lawyers featured on this website want to help abuse survivors understand their options, including whether they may be able to bring a claim against those who allowed or enabled their abuse to happen. Some of the lawyers have significant experience helping abuse survivors, including claims against the Catholic Church, the Boy Scouts, the Mormon Church, and other youth-serving organizations. If you choose to have a Pennsylvania lawyer help you, you will also have the opportunity, if you choose, to work with those other lawyers for the same legal fee.