Friday, February 10, 2012

Jury finds Hartford archdiocese negligent, recommends $1 million in damages to ex-altar boy sexually abused in Derby

By The Associated Press
WATERBURY — A jury has ruled that the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Hartford should pay $1 million in damages to a former altar boy who was sexually abused by a priest decades ago.
The Hartford Courant reports the Superior Court jury in Waterbury delivered the verdict Friday after about three and a half hours of deliberations.
The jury found the archdiocese was reckless and negligent in its handling of the priest, Ivan Ferguson, formerly stationed in Derby.

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