Doe v. Diocese of Springfield, Hampden Superior Court Civil Action No. 02-385.
Represented 46 survivors of clergy abuse against the Diocese of Springfield, settling these cases for $7.75 million, thus achieving the highest per person group settlement of the Diocese and leading to the only indictment of a sitting Bishop in the United States. The firm’s work was featured in a Public Broadcasting film and received frequent attention in the national and international media. Stobierski currently represents 30 additional survivors of the clergy abuse with claims against the Diocese of Springfield and many other survivors of sexual abuse.