Posts Categorized In: Child Sex Abuse

Lamothe Law Firm in the News

WDSU recently reported on our recent lawsuit filed in Eastern District of Louisiana court against Aramark. The lawsuit alleges that a director at Aramark recruited the plaintiff for a position there with false promises of good pay and fair working conditions. The Director’s true intention was to use his powerful position at Aramark to force… Read More

Creditors’ Committee Files Motion to Dismiss Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankrutpcy

The Creditors’ Committee (which includes survivors of alleged abuse) has filed a motion to dismiss the Archdiocese of New Orleans bankruptcy. The Committee says that the bankruptcy was filed “in bad faith” because the intent was not to reorganize or respond to a financial crisis (or any other valid reorganizational purpose), but instead to gain… Read More

Tentative Bar Date for Claims in Archdiocese of New Orleans Bankruptcy Proceedings

The Archdiocese of New Orleans has filed a request asking that U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Meredith Grabill establish September 29, 2020 as the deadline by which every individual who has ever been sexually abused at the hands of an Archdiocese employee must file their claim. This deadline, referred to as a” Bar Date,” includes abuse survivors… Read More

Bankruptcy Shortens the Time for New Orleans Clergy Abuse Survivors to File Legal Claims

After paying millions of dollars in compensation to victims of child sexual abuse, the Archdiocese of New Orleans is the latest division of the Catholic Church to file for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. What does this mean for survivors of childhood sexual abuse at orphanages, youth homes, churches, schools, and other organizations run by the… Read More

Holding the Catholic Church Liable for Child Abuse in New Orleans Youth Homes and Orphanages

As the bankruptcy proceedings of the Archdiocese of New Orleans move forward, information continues to surface about allegations of child abuse – including sexual abuse – in youth homes run by the church. Dozens of individuals who spent time as children living at Madonna Manor, Hope Haven, and St. Elizabeth’s have claimed that they suffered… Read More

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