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Any sex abuse lawyer can tell you that childhood sexual abuse is a global problem with long-term effects. This article from Australia only highlights that fact. Read on to learn more: “Research published in the journal Economic Record and conducted by Dr Kees van Gool and myself at the Centre for Health Economics Research and Evaluation shows
NEWS October 9, 2013 Contact: Irwin Zalkin 858-259-3011 office This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Nationally Recognized Sexual Abuse Victims Attorney Endorses New Documentary Film “Truth Be Told” SAN DIEGO, CA - October 9, 2013 – SMITHKRAFT PRODUCTIONS, LLC has announced the endorsement by Irwin Zalkin, Esq., a nationally recognized childhood sex a
Alleged Sexual Abuse Occurred at Congregation in Clark County, Washington. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) September 25, 2013 The fourth in a series of child sex abuse civil lawsuits against Jehovah's Witnesses congregations around the country has now been filed against a congregation in Clark County, Washington. Click here to see full news release
Fox News - Sep 21, 2013 This Fox News video reveals one sex abuse law success story - a survivor turned advocate. Click on the link below to learn more. Click here to watch story.
The number of clergy abuse cases has revealed to many sex abuse lawyers just how deeply sexual misbehavior was covered up, and this MPR story only further reveals those connections. Story excerpt….”This wasn’t the first time Wehmeyer had been in trouble. Top archdiocese leaders knew of Wehmeyer’s sexual compulsions for nearl
The Zalkin Law Firm and Kircher, Arnold & Dame, filed a civil lawsuit today in the Lorain County Common Pleas Court on behalf of a former child member of the West Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses, located in Lorain, OH. The plaintiff, Elizabeth McFarland, was a minor child whose family was active in the congregation at the time of the al
With a vote of 41 in favor, 14 against, and 22 abstentions, SB 131 has passed the CA State Assembly! ?To view the Assembly Floor Debate
Sex abuse law is complex, and many victims don't come forward until the statue of limitations has long passed. This LA Times story takes a closer look at SB 131 - a bill that hoped to give victims a bit more time. SB 131 passed the Assembly’s Appropriations Committee and is now up for a vote on Tuesday September 3, 2013. Read More at the LA T
Channel 7 News Coverage of recent New Mexico Lawsuit filed by the Zalkin Law Firm representing a victim of childhood sexual abuse in a Jehovah's Witnesses congregation.Click here to see the news coverage and the Irwin Zalkin interview.  
ABC 10 News in San Diego recently ran a feature story detailing the horrific practices of the Jehovah’s Witness church in covering up several instances of known child abuse. Sexual abuse attorney Irwin Zalkin was featured in the story. Watch below, or read the story here .
Alleged Childhood Sexual Abuse Occurred at New Mexico Congregation Albuquerque, NM, August 15, 2013 A third in a series of civil lawsuits against Jehovah's Witnesses congregations around the country has now been filed against a congregation in New Mexico by The Zalkin Law Firm and The Revo/Smith Law Firm. This new lawsuit was filed in the Thirt
July 31, 2013.  ABC 5 News. Cleveland, Ohio. Click Here to see news coverage of Irwin Zalkin and his client announcing new lawsuit against Jehovah's Witnesses congregation.
The Zalkin Law Firm has had a chance to serve as the sexual abuse law firm for many victims in cases involving the Jehovah's Witness Church, and this video looks at one lawsuit filed against the church in Ohio. August, 1, 2013. New lawsuit filed against Jehovah’s Witnesses congregation in Ohio. Click here it see this coverage.
Take a moment to review an exclusive interview with an admitted child molester in the Jehovah's Witnesses and an interview with sex abuse attorney Irwin Zalkin who represents victims in these cases. Click here to see Channel 10 news story.
 An Army doctor will file a sexual abuse lawsuit against the Boy Scouts of America Wednesday, Team 10 learned.The lawsuit will be filed by the Zalkin Law Firm on behalf of Drew Belnap, who claims he suffered abuse as a child at the hands of a scoutmaster known to abuse children. Army Doctor To Sue B oy Scouts Over Sex Abuse
Victim Suffered Abuse from Scoutmaster Known as Child Molester According to Irwin Zalkin, managing partner of the The Zalkin Law Firm, a four count civil lawsuit was filed on June 12th on behalf of a military doctor who, as a teenage Boy Scout in Southern California, suffered multiple acts of sexual abuse by a Scoutmaster with known proclivities to
Attorney Irwin Zalkin responds to Rabbi Handler's Op-Ed in the Jewish Press...
By now, most have heard that a Los Angeles Superior Court Judge recently ordered the LA Archdiocese to release tens of thousands of documents that reveal the extent of that institution's cover up of rampant childhood sexual abuse within its institution. However, the documents reveal another shocking story of institutional negligence in the protecti
One of the central figures in the scourge of childhood sexual abuse that has rocked the Roman Catholic Church has stated his intention to resign. After less than eight years in office, Pope Benedict XVI will be the first pope to resign in six centuries. His resignation comes in the wake of a preliminary report earlier this year from his native Germ
Survivors of childhood sexual abuse are frequently told that it is unfair to amend a statute of limitations to allow them to seek a remedy for the abuse they suffered while participating in youth serving organizations. The argument follows that the “good works” of the youth organization will be diminished if survivors are allowed to bri