Sexual Abuse Verdicts & Settlements

We pride ourselves on helping our clients regain their sense of empowerment through success in the civil litigation process. Here are a just a few examples of our success.

2019

In 2019, we represented almost two dozen child sexual abuse victims who obtained settlements from the Catholic Diocese of Harrisburg.  The Diocese paid out $12,000,000 dollars to victims of clergy sexual abuse.  Learn more.

We also resolved a case on behalf of a young male child sexual abuse survivor child against the local chapter of a nationally renowned youth-serving organization for a confidential seven-figure sum.

In December 2019, we resolved a case against a renowned health-care institution on behalf of nearly twenty victims for more than $10,000,000.

Throughout 2019, we obtained millions in settlements from a variety of other institutions, including many of Pennsylvania’s Catholic Dioceses.

2018

In September 2018, we won an appeal against a school district on behalf of a young man who was sexually abused by and father a child with his teacher’s aide. A federal judge previously dismissed the case. We convinced the US Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit to reinstate the case.  Learn more.

In June 2018, we won a $1.53 million-dollar verdict on behalf of a teenaged boy sexually abused while residing in a facility run by Visionquestion National, Ltd., which runs facilities for at-risk youth across the country.

In March 2018, we obtained a $1.75 million-dollar verdict on behalf of a murder victim shot dead inside a bar. We proved the bar botched its security measures, leading to the fatal shooting. The jury apportioned 90% of the responsibility for the murder on the bar. Learn more.

2017

In the summer of 2017, we settled a case on behalf of a young woman who was sexually abused by her youth pastor for a confidential seven-figure sum.

In January 2017, we obtained a record-setting $88 million-dollar verdict on behalf of a child sex abuse victim in Pennsylvania state court. The verdict was one of the largest verdicts in the United States that year. Learn more.

Prior Years

We have represented many, many child sexual abuse survivors in cases against large institutions.  From 2011 until recently, for example, we represented many of Jerry Sandusky’s abuse victims against Penn State University.  Penn State has paid more than $100,000,000 to Sandusky’s victims. Learn more.

Verdicts and Settlements

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Ben and Nate are great guys. They walked me through the whole process, from beginning til the end. The receptionist and very nice. Answer all my questions and concerns. I will refer them to anyone. Their not like other lawyers that talk around the topic. They tell you just how it is or how they believe it will be. Thank you guys so much.

S. W.

Ben and Nate took their time in handling my case with compassion and care. I never had to wonder what was going on. They always made sure to include me in each and every decision that needed to be made before they were made. Their entire staff was always very polite and knowledgeable. I cannot say enough kind words about Andreozzi + Foote; they are simply the best!

V. B.

One of the best personal injury lawyers in the country. Great experience. Really genuine people at Andreozzi and Associates.

B. E.

Handled our case SO well even though it took a long time to settle, and STILL helps us with paperwork related to the settlement account every now and then. They were honest with us from the get-go, worked REALLY hard on our behalf, and always kept in touch with us about what was going on. So pleased.

S. G.

When you and your child are victims of a horrid crime it’s hard to understand why things are the way they are. Information and answers are what you want, but unfortunately the system doesn’t offer that. Nathaniel has fielded and patiently listened to a broken mother wanting nothing more than for someone to help her understand why she has no answers, and through these phone calls Nathaniel has been very informative, honest and upfront. I would recommend Nathaniel and this firm to anyone who is seeking answers, help and professionalism in a firm when going through such difficult times.

S. L.

Can’t say enough about the kindness and compassion of this law office. They helped me immensely with a difficult case and the level of support they provided me was stellar.

L. A.

It is impossible to put into words our gratitude for Ben and Nate through the most trying time of our life. As scared, confused, and traumatized parents, the isolation and loneliness of litigation are abysmal. In the beginning, everyone surrounding you has endless bright ideas and can’t say enough how you should pursue action, but then when it comes down to it, these cheerleaders are suddenly silent and nowhere to be found in what feels to be your darkest hour. Thank God we had these two extraordinary men at our side from the moment we contacted them. Their friendship, counsel, and sound resolve to do everything they could in order to balance the scorecard meant more than we can ever convey, and is simply immeasurable. If we had known how simple this seemingly horrific ordeal would’ve been with their help from the start, we wouldn’t have agonized a single minute over doing what we did. If you are in a similar position as I’ve described, take advice from someone who’s been through the worst, thankfully with the best. Call them!

E.K.

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