• Malicki v. Doe, 814 So.2d 347 (Fla. 2002) (holding as a matter of first impression that First Amendment does not bar clergy sexual abuse claims against religious institution for negligence)
  • Lavetta Elk v. United States, 70 Fed. Cl. 40 (2009) (granting Native American survivor of sexual abuse right to sue federal government in Court of Federal Claims without awaiting for decision of the Department of the interior)
  • Nielsen v. Archdiocese of Denver, 413 F.Supp.2d 1181 (D.Col. 2006) (allowing dozens of sexual abuse survivors to sue Archdiocese in Colorado state court and rejected Church’s effort to remove case to federal court)
  • Lavetta Elk v. United States, 87 Fed. Cl. 70 (Fed.Cl. Apr 28, 2009) (landmark ruling awarding pain and suffering damages to Native American sexual abuse victim pursuant to tribe’s treaty for the first time in 140 year history of the treaty)
  • Doe v. Karl G. Faerber, et al., 446 F.Supp.2d 1311 (M.D.Fla. 2006)  (allowing child sex abuse victim to sue spouse of perpetrator under failure to warn theory)
  • Jane Doe v. Florida Int’l University Bd. of Trustees, 464 F.Supp.2d 1259 (S.D.Fla. 2006)
  • John Doe No. 2 v. Kolko, 242 F.R.D. 193 (E.D.N.Y. 2006) (allowing sexual abuse victim to proceed anonymously in federal lawsuit against yeshiva)
  • Joseph v. Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 2008 WL 282163 (D.S.D. 2008)
  • Jane Doe No. 8 v. Royal Caribbean Cruises, 860 F.Supp.2d 1337 (S.D. Fla. 2012) (holding that sexually assaulted cruise ship passenger may hold cruise ship strictly liable under Child Abuse Victims’ Rights Act)
  • Walker v. Three Angels Broadcast Network, Inc., 2012 WL 4088844 (S.D. Ill. 2012)
  • Doe No. 1 v. Knights of Columbus, 930 F.Supp.2d 337 (D. Conn. 2013)
  • Bryson v. Diocese of Camden, 2013 WL 3956360 (D. N.J. 2013) (denying Diocese’s Motion to Dismiss decades-old sexual abuse claim on statute of limitations grounds)
  • Shanahan v. Diocese of Camden, 2014 WL 1217859 (D. N.J. 2014) (denying summary judgment and allowing sexual abuse claim to proceed against Catholic Diocese decades after the abuse)