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State Supreme Court Upholds $2.75 million Verdict Against St. Francis Hospital for Dr. George Reardon Sexually Abusing Patient

The Connecticut Supreme Court affirms a $2.75 verdict for sex abuse against St. Francis Hospital. The plaintiff, known as Tim Doe 1 represented by Attorney Douglas Mahoney of Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney, accused the hospital of negligent supervision of Reardon and failure in a duty to provide special care to children in its custody. The jury agreed with both his claims. At trial, a jury awarded on July 8, 2011 Tim Doe 1  $2.75 million for the emotional trauma he said he began suffering as a child when Reardon used a phony growth study at the hospital as a pretext to sexually abuse him, his sister and hundreds of other children. Click here to read the decision.

Hard Journey Up From Childhood Sex Abuse

How bad does a childhood have to be to disqualify someone from holding a job, maintaining intimate relationships or raising a child?
I ask because the question arose recently in the unfolding disaster of the Glastonbury men who adopted nine sons, and then were charged with sexually abusing two of them. News stories said one of the men -- George Harasz -- had trauma in his background that might have affected his ability to be a good parent.

Sexual Abuse Resource Center for Reardon Cases

Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney Announces Website Resource for Dr. George Reardon of St. Francis Hospital Cases

Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney Announces dedicated website resource for Dr. George Reardon of St. Francis Hospital Cases.  This Resource provides not only a summary of the $2.75 million jury award in the Tim Doe case, but also news articles and video related to the case and sexual abuse resources for victims.  The webpage will be continually updated with the latest Reardon Case news. The web page can be found at: http://www.tremontsheldon.com/Sexual-Abuse/ Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney have been leaders in the advocacy of childhood sexual abuse victims. To date, Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney has represented well over 100 victims of childhood sexual abuse against area dioceses and many more against other insitutions including schools. Many of the resolutions to these claims have been confidential.  Some of the public resolutions included the following: In March of 2001, Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney reaches a confidential global settlement with the Diocese of Bridgeport and its predecessor bishop, Cardinal Edward Egan. In October of 2003, Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney reaches a 21 million dollar global settlement with the Diocese of Bridgeport on behalf of another group of victims. In October of 2005, Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney reaches its first global settlement with the Archdiocese of Hartford. This is a 22 million dollar settlement where Tremont Sheldon Robinson Mahoney represents 15 of the 43 victims.

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