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Catholic Diocese Previously Sued by Attorney Paul Mones Files for Bankruptcy After Additional Sexual Abuse Victims Come Forward

On October 1st, the Roman Catholic Diocese of Rockville Centre in New York became the latest and largest Roman Catholic Diocese in the nation to protect itself from sexual abuse lawsuits by filing for bankruptcy. “At this point, the bankruptcy process takes over and people will never get their day in court,”  Attorney Paul Mones…

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Joe Robles Jr. Convicted

Paul Mones, P.C. Will File Civil Lawsuit On Behalf Of Victim Of Joe Robles, Jr.  The arrest and conviction of former Eleanor Roosevelt High School track coach Joe Robles, Jr. is another tragic example of a teacher and coach using his position of authority and trust to sexually abuse students. Children and their parents place…

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How Come We Didn’t Know?

Why has sexual abuse in the Catholic church become such a hot topic in recent years when the abuse dates back decades? How come the public didn’t know about this sooner? Why didn’t the church make an effort to stop abuse years ago?  As we learn more about the horrific sexual abuse endured by countless…

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What You Need To Know About the BSA Claims Process

November 16, 2020 is rapidly approaching, which means time is running out for victims who were sexually abused while participating in the Boy Scouts to seek justice. Attorney Paul Mones, who has helped hundreds of victims seek compensation through the BSA bankruptcy claims process, spoke to   USA Today to answer some common questions asked by…

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It Can Take Years To Realize You Were Abused

The childhood sexual abuse survivors Paul Mones represents tell us they are relieved this topic is finally getting the public attention it deserves.   Some survivors have been trying for years to tell the world about their abuse only to be ignored. Others were inspired to come forward because open public discourse made them realize they…

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A Scout Is Trustworthy

The Scout Law is a list of 12 characteristics that the Boy Scouts of America says every Scout tries to live up to. “It is not always easy to do, but a Scout always tries.” The first of these characteristics is trustworthy.  This seems like a cruel joke. For decades, the BSA violated the trust…

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