Tuesday, 03 November 2015 15:03

Church denies negligence in abuse lawsuit

An advocate for victims of clergy sex abuse shamed a Georgia Baptist church for criticizing a youngster allegedly abused more than 100 times for “failing” to come forward sooner.

Published in Social Issues

The parents of a deceased Dallas man claim childhood sexual abuse suffered by their son “left a lasting painful impact on him, culminating in his taking his own life.”

Published in Social Issues

Settlement terms of a lawsuit against the Southern Baptist Convention’s North American Mission Board – the largest award in Montana history – specify it is not an admission of guilt.

Published in Organizations

The U.S. District Court for New Mexico has dismissed all claims in a lawsuit an Arkansas couple filed against LifeWay Christian Resources and the Southern Baptist Convention Executive Committee regarding the sale of Glorieta Conference Center.

Published in Organizations

The Missouri Baptist Convention has received $5 million in partial settlement of a trial court’s judgment against the Missouri Baptist Foundation, despite the fact that the decision is under appeal.

Published in Organizations
Monday, 05 January 2015 13:50

Glorieta lawsuit reassigned to new judge

Homeowner Kirk Tompkins claims to have new evidence in a case that a previous federal magistrate recommended for dismissal.

Published in Organizations
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:41

Church seeks dismissal in abuse lawsuit

A Southern Baptist church in Alabama says it cannot be held legally responsible for actions by a former employee that could not have been foreseen.

Published in Social Issues

A week after the arrest of a trusted financial secretary on charges of theft, an Alabama Baptist church is being slapped with a lawsuit claiming negligent hiring and supervision of a convicted child molester.

Published in Congregations

A lawsuit filed in Tennessee claims a Baptist church in the state was negligent in allowing a man with a history of complaints about sexual misconduct to volunteer at Vacation Bible School.

Published in Congregations
Wednesday, 28 May 2014 14:49

Windermere lawsuit comes to an end

The Missouri Baptist Convention has exhausted legal efforts to reclaim a Baptist camp that voted in 2001 to begin electing its own trustees.

Published in Organizations
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