New lawsuit filed against Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin : RushPRNews - Newswire & Global Press Release Distribution

 
Bookmark and Share

New lawsuit filed against Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin

March 1, 2012

New lawsuit filed against Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin

Austin, TX (RPRN) 03/01/12 — New lawsuit filed against Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin - Diocese yet to answer

Houston personal injury law firm Sutliff & Stout, PLLC filed a lawsuit in Travis
County District Court this week on behalf of a man who was sexually abused by a
Catholic Priest at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in San Saba, Texas. The Roman Catholic
Diocese of Austin is in charge of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The abuse occurred when
the man was 11 years old and happened on many occasions until the man moved away
from San Saba, Texas.
The lawsuit alleges, among other things, negligence on behalf of the Catholic Diocese in
addition to sexual assault charges against the priest in question.
When asked to comment on this lawsuit, Graham Sutliff was quoted as
saying, “Unfortunately, our client’s lawsuit cannot undo the abuse that he suffered. But
it can give our client, as well as other victims of sexual abuse, a voice. As a society,
we have an obligation to bring these actions to light and hold the parties involved
accountable for the abuse that occurred.”
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin has yet to answer the lawsuit.
About Sutliff & Stout, PLLC
Sutliff & Stout, PLLC is a civil litigation firm that focuses on personal injury and
commercial litigation. The attorneys at Sutliff & Stout, PLLC have worked for some
of the largest, most respected litigation firms in the country. This allows Sutliff &
Stout, PLLC to offer the experience and expertise you would expect from a large firm,
combined with the level of service and personal attention inherent in a smaller firm.

Houston personal injury law firm Sutliff & Stout, PLLC filed a lawsuit in Travis County District Court this week on behalf of a man who was sexually abused by a Catholic Priest at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in San Saba, Texas. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin is in charge of St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The abuse occurred when the man was 11 years old and happened on many occasions until the man moved away from San Saba, Texas.

The lawsuit alleges, among other things, negligence on behalf of the Catholic Diocese in addition to sexual assault charges against the priest in question.

When asked to comment on this lawsuit, Graham Sutliff was quoted as saying, “Unfortunately, our client’s lawsuit cannot undo the abuse that he suffered. But it can give our client, as well as other victims of sexual abuse, a voice. As a society, we have an obligation to bring these actions to light and hold the parties involved accountable for the abuse that occurred.”

The Roman Catholic Diocese of Austin has yet to answer the lawsuit.

About Sutliff & Stout, PLLC: Sutliff & Stout, PLLC is a civil litigation firm that focuses on personal injury and commercial litigation. The attorneys at Sutliff & Stout, PLLC have worked for some of the largest, most respected litigation firms in the country. This allows Sutliff & Stout, PLLC to offer the experience and expertise you would expect from a large firm, combined with the level of service and personal attention inherent in a smaller firm.

 

 

Media Contact Name: Michael David
Media E-mail:
Media Phone: 512-535-2492
Media Web Address: http://www.TastyPlacement.com
Company Contact Name: Sutliff & Stout
Company E-mail:
Company Phone: 713-987-7111
Company Web Address: http://www.SutliffStout.com/
Main image credits: rushprnews
Click here to see all news from this author/company

Filed Under: BUSINESS NEWS, COURT NEWS, PRESS RELEASE, religion

RUSH PR NEWS newswire and press release services at rushprnews.com / Anne Howard annehowardpublicist.com

Content- Legal Responsibility - All material is copyrighted - You may repost but you MUST link back to the original post on your page and acknowledge Rush PR News as the news source. Rush PR News is not legally and/or morally responsible for content of press releases, opinions expressed or fact-checking.

Rush PR News cannot be held legally responsible for material published and distributed through its newswire service or published in its press-room and therefore cannot be sued for published material. Third-party must be contacted directly to dispute content.

Rush PR News is not the contact for material published.

RSSFeed PRESS & SOCIAL MEDIA RELEASES

Signed, sealed, delivered: Email best practices

San Francisco, CA 10/31/14 · Email is the original Web app. Born in...

Cancer Drug Developer GeneSegues Therapeutics Names Laura Morris Brod as CEO

MINNEAPOLIS, MN 10/29/14 · Company Positioned to Accelerate Growth Plans GeneSegues Therapeutics, a...

Una solución moderna de tratamiento para el cáncer de seno

Miami, FL 10/29/14 · - Innovative Cancer Institute de South Miami, Florida,...

Cody Bollerman Digital Poised To Shake Things Up In The Business Consulting And Digital Marketing Sectors

San Diego,Calif. 10/24/14 · SAN DIEGO-BASED CODY BOLLERMAN DIGITAL POISED TO SHAKE THINGS UP...

UK’s first night job site launches

London, UK 10/24/14 · Night jobs search service launched in the United...

Bloody Good Tv Runs $10,000 Horror Movie Watching Contest On PublicVine

Florence, Alabama 10/24/14 · This Halloween, consumers can register to win up...

Ultraseal International aiming for hat-trick

Coventry, West Midlands 10/23/14 · Ultraseal International, a global leader in finding solutions...

Newborn Foundation Co-Convenes Shanghai Symposium with Focus on Congenital Heart Disease in Newborns and Infants

Saint Paul, MN / Shanghai, China 10/20/14 · Expansion of Newborn Screening Program & Latest Data...

Ste. Anne's New Fitness Centre In An Idyllic Setting

GRAFTON, ONTARIO 10/17/14 · -Maison Sante is just one part of Ste. Anne's...

Newborn Foundation Honors Leaders in Newborn Health, Technology, Policy and Advocacy at 2014 Awards Gala

Minneapolis, MN 10/13/14 · – The Newborn Foundation, an international nonprofit leveraging...

Phaedra Beauty Cosmetics Re-Launches with New Packaging

Los Angeles, CA 10/13/14 · Hollywood celebrity make-up artist Phaedra L. Williams introduces...

Indie Film, The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam 2014 Global Film Festival Tour

Los Angeles, CA 10/13/14 · Indie Film, The Ballad of Snake Oil Sam...