Jonathan Schochor offers his expertise on what we may expect from the first hearing in the Archdiocese of Washington litigation regarding the Maryland Child Victims Act.

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The first hearing in the Archdiocese of Washington litigation takes place this week regarding the Maryland Child Victims Act and what it means for the rights of sex abuse victims across the state. The Baltimore Sun provides a preview of the historic hearing and spoke with Jonathan Schochor to offer his expertise on what we … Continued

What’s next for sex abuse survivors across Maryland

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As a court hearing in the Archdiocese of Washington’s sex abuse case grows near, Jonathan Schochor from the law firm of Schochor, Staton, Goldberg and Cardea, P.A. joined Jayne Miller on WBAL Radio to help explain to listeners what’s next for sex abuse survivors across Maryland as they seek justice from both the Archdioceses of Washington … Continued

Joint Commission Eliminates 200 More Standards Unnecessary to Facility Accreditation

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The Joint Commission, the accrediting agency for most US healthcare facilities, is continuing to consolidate its standards. In late 2022, the Joint Commission announced the elimination of roughly 14 percent of its standards to consolidate and reformulate processes in a way that is more helpful to healthcare providers across the country.  In July of this … Continued

Seeking Closure: Survivor Leading Lawsuit Against Washington Archdiocese Calls for Acknowledgment of Responsibility

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As the Archdiocese of Washington looks to overturn Maryland’s Child Victims Act, sex abuse survivors across Maryland are fighting for closure and justice. Jonathan Schochor from Maryland’s leading civil litigation law firm was joined by a survivor to talk to NBC4 Washington about what’s next in the fight for defending the new law, as well … Continued

Attorneys representing survivors of church abuse prepare to uphold Maryland’s Child Victims Act.

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Sex abuse survivors in Maryland must now defend and protect the Child Victims Act after the Archdiocese of Washington has claimed the new law is unconstitutional.  The law eliminated the previous statute of limitations for victims who were sexually abused years ago as children to sue their abusers. Jonathan Schochor from Maryland’s leading civil litigation … Continued

As the Archdiocese of Washington recently issued a legal challenge to the Maryland Child Victims Act, WTOP News turned to Schochor, Staton, Goldberg and Cardea to discuss what that legal action means for sex abuse survivors across Maryland.

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As the Archdiocese of Washington recently issued a legal challenge to the Maryland Child Victims Act, WTOP News turned to Schochor, Staton, Goldberg and Cardea to discuss what that legal action means for sex abuse survivors across Maryland. Read why both Jonathan Schochor from Maryland’s leading civil litigation law firm and victim’s advocate, Teresa Lancaster … Continued

Jonathan Schochor recently spoke with The Washington Post to explain what the latest legal maneuver means for hundreds of sex abuse victims still seeking justice in Maryland.

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In the face of litigation for cases of alleged sexual abuse, the Archdiocese of Washington is seeking to overturn Maryland’s Child Victims Act which took effect on October 1, 2023. The new law allows victims who were sexually abused years ago as children to sue those responsible by eliminating the previous statute of limitations. Jonathan … Continued