Pa. court finds merit in lawsuit filed by victim of clergy sex abuse despite expired statute of limitations [case involving fraud; coverup]

The decision handed by the Pennsylvania Superior Court could open the way for lawsuits against Catholic dioceses even in cases where the statute of limitations has expired.

The unanimous opinion issued on Tuesday by the Pennsylvania Superior Court finds merit in an amended complaint filed by an adult survivor of clergy sex abuse, which, instead of focusing on the predator priest, charges the Diocese of Altoona-Johnstown with conspiracy, fraud and constructive fraud.

Source: Pennlive.com : Pa. court finds merit in lawsuit filed by victim of clergy sex abuse despite expired statute of limitations

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