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Brooklyn Diocese Reaches Multimillion-Dollar Settlement in Sex-Abuse Case

September 19, 2018 2:28 AM
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Four men who said they were abused by a church worker as children will receive a total of $27.5 million as part of a settlement with the Diocese of Brooklyn, in what the victims’ lawyers say is among the largest U.S. awards paid to individual victims of Catholic Church-related abuse.

The men each will receive $6.875 million, said lawyers Peter Saghir and Ben Rubinowitz, who represented the unidentified men. The money will be paid by the diocese and an unnamed after-school program, the lawyers said.

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