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Manly, Stewart & Finaldi Recovers $2 Million for Sex Abuse Victim of Father Michael Harris
Yesterday, June 18, 2012, Manly, Stewart & Finaldi recovered 2 million dollars on behalf of sexual abuse victim John TH Doe, on the first day of trial. Plaintiff TH is presently a Lt. Colonel in the United States Air Force, and was sexually abused while a student at Mater Dei High School, in Santa Ana, California.
The suit was against the alleged sexual abuser, Fr. Michael Harris, and his then-employers the Roman Catholic Bishop of Orange (Diocese of Orange) and Mater Dei High School. John Manly and Vince Finaldi, the attorneys at Manly, Stewart & Finaldi who handled the case, were honored to have been able to represent this decorated military pilot and war hero, helping to bring him justice for the crime inflicted upon him at such a young age.