Boston Sex Abuse Settlement a Boon for Lawyers

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http://www.boston.com/news/local/articles/2003/09/11/church_deal_a_boon_for_lawyers/ The $85 million settlement in the Boston clergy sex abuse scandal will set a record not only as the most expensive abuse settlement in the history of the Catholic Church, but also as the largest payday for lawyers who sued on behalf of abuse victims: an estimated $30 million in legal fees, lawyers told the Boston Globe. That figure has angered some victims and advocates, who say those abused by clergy will get far . . .

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