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The Clergy, School, & Scout Sex Abuse law firm of Bisogno & Meyerson, is a highly respected personal injury law practice, in New York City, and has achieved over $150 million in verdicts and settlements including for Sexual Abuse Victims in Brooklyn, Staten Island, NYC, and NY.

Our lawyers have over 25 years of experience and in-depth knowledge and work with top sexual abuse, and other experts and we have the resources to navigate with success, sophisticated and complicated claims, that we file, on behalf of New Yorkers who were sexually abused and harmed by a member of the clergy, a priest, a school worker or teacher, or were abused as a member of the boy scouts or girl scouts, our personal injury law firm is experienced in handling major sexual abuse cases and continue that tradition by representing sex abuse clients because of Clergy members of the various religions, school teachers, or scout leaders, who take advantage of their authority and the trusting relationship that forms between these leaders of the community, and unfortunately and seriously violate that trust. If you have been sexually abused over the last Twenty (20) Years and reside in NYS and want to hold the responsible Clergy accountable for the damage that they caused you, please contact the office of Bisogno & Meyerson, Brooklyn, NY.

The Bisogno & Meyerson Law Firm is located in Brooklyn, in the vicinity of Fort Hamilton, we will work tirelessly to get sexual abuse victims financial compensation, for their damages caused by the sexual abuse, which has been or could negatively affect your quality of life and future earnings capacity.

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Our Brooklyn Law Firm understands that each victim of sexual abuse at the hands of a member of the Clergy, School Teacher, or Scout Master, or related trusted individual has a unique story regarding what happened to them and the devastating impact that it has had on your life. The top-rated Bisogno & Meyerson, is a Brooklyn, NY law firm that will diligently represent you, and your loved ones, in handling your sexual abuse claim, Our Brooklyn, NY Clergy or pastor sex abuse lawyers will fight to get you the best result possible. If you, or a loved one, experienced sex abuse by a member of the Clergy, please contact us today at (718)745-0880 for a free consultation. We are available 24/7 and can come to see you. You will not pay a dime unless we win your case!

When you or someone you care about has been injured as a result of a sexual assault perpetrated upon them by a member of the Clergy, your bottom line is getting justice by getting the compensation that you or they deserve, ensuring financial security for you and your family. We have won over 100 Million Dollars for Seriously Injured Accident Victims as well as Sexual Assault Victims. At Bisogno & Meyerson, LLC, Since 1994, we have served personal injury clients in Brooklyn, Staten Island, and throughout NYC and New York State. Our highly rated injury law firm has helped secure some of the largest settlements in New York. Since we have established a track record of success, the only thing that really matters is what we can do to help you.

More Than 100 Priest Accused of Sex Abuse Are Named by Brooklyn Catholic Diocese (2/15/19 NY Times)

The diocese is also one of the largest in the nation, its domain encompassing Brooklyn and Queens in New York City, an area with 1.5 million people who the church says identify as Catholic.

The disclosure covers decades of allegations involving priests who had served in the diocese’s many neighborhood parishes, as well as its schools, including Cathedral Preparatory, Christ the King, St. Francis Preparatory, and Archbishop Molloy high schools. Advocates who track abuse cases said it also roughly doubled the number of suspected abusers they had been aware of in the diocese.

Clergy sex abuse involves a member of the Clergy inappropriately using his/her position of authority and power to sexually abuse a member of the Church or Congregation.

Clergy Members can include:

  • Bishops
  • Deacons
  • Ministers
  • Nuns
  • Pastors
  • Priest
  • Rabbis
  • Other Religious Leaders

Who are the Defendants in a Clergy Sex Abuse Case?

Generally, a victim can file a civil lawsuit against a clergy sex abuser for physical and emotional injuries.

In addition, victims may also be able to file a civil lawsuit against a third party such as a church or other religious institution that was responsible for hiring or supervising the clergy member.

If the clergy sex abuse took place at an institution such as a church, temple, or another religious facility, the religious institution may be liable if it was. That is if it failed to act with the same level of care that a reasonable person or institution would have in the same or similar circumstances. Such negligence could be established through evidence of:

Clergy Members can include:

  1. Negligent Hiring
  2. Negligent supervision
  3. Hiding or concealing sex abuse of minors
  4. failure to conduct thorough background checks
  5. Failure to warn or act reasonably in response to dangers posed by the Clergy member
  6. Failure to conduct a proper investigation into known allegations of a clergy  member’s sexual misconduct; or
  7. Failure to maintain proper protocols or procedures.

In New York State the Penal Law generally defines sex abuse as, “subjecting another person to unwanted or non-consensual sexual Contact.  This Lack of Consent results from:

  1. Imbalance of power between the abuser and victim.
  2. Use of force by an abuser; or
  3. A victim’s inability to consent due to age, mental disability, physical disability or other impairment.
  4. Sex abuse includes not only non-consensual fondling and touching of a sexual nature, but also:
  5. Unwanted touching, fondling, patting or squeezing of the body, especially a person’s private parts;
  6. Engaging in sexual contact with a minor or an individual who is incapable of giving consent due to age or physical or mental incapacity;
  7. Sexual stimulation of any nature, including oral and penetrative sex;
  8. Rape;
  9. Removal of clothing with the use of threat or force;
  10. Sexual intimidation, threats, and comments;
  11. Revealing oneself to a child
  12. Repeated and unwanted sexual remarks, behaviors and gestures;
  13. Refusing to engage in safe sex practices;
  14. Exposing children to explicit images or sexually charged language or pornography;
  15. Taking or requesting inappropriate photographs of a minor for personal use or distribution
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  • Hospitalization
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  • Loss of enjoyment of life
  • Loss of Consortium ( the deprivation of the benefits of a family relationship due to injuries caused by a third party

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