Man Says Chicago Archdiocese, Catholic Bishop Responsible for Priest's Sex Abuse
By Louie Torres
Cook County Record
July 11, 2017
An individual is suing The Archdiocese of Chicago and The Catholic Bishop of Chicago, alleging battery and sexual abuse by a member of the clergy.
An unnamed man filed a complaint on June 15 in Cook County Circuit Court against the defendants alleging defrocked Catholic priest Daniel McCormack sexually abused the plaintiff while he was still a practicing member of the clergy in Chicago.
According to the complaint, the plaintiff alleges The Archdiocese of Chicago and The Catholic Bishop of Chicago allowed McCormack to abuse the plaintiff.
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks judgment against the defendants in an amount greater than $100,000 plus court costs, interest and any further relief this court grants. He is represented by Robert R. Cohen and Scott J. Frankel of Frankel & Cohen in Chicago.
Cook County Circuit Court case number 2017-L-006080