Weil, Quaranta, McGovern attorneys win $12.5M award for abuse victim

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Ronald Weil and Mary Olszewska
Ronald Weil and Mary Olszewska

Case: C.E., a minor, by and through his natural guardian S.E. v. Douglas Wayne Myers et al.

Description: Sexual assault

Filing date: June 29, 2007

Trial dates: May 7-17, 2012; Jan. 13-18, 2014

Court: Lake Circuit Court

Judge: Richard Singletary

Verdict: $12.5 million

Plaintiffs attorneys: Ronald Weil and Mary Olszewska, Weil, Quaranta, McGovern, Miami

Defense attorney: E.T. Fernandez, Fernandez Trial Lawyers, Jacksonville

Details: The Rev. Douglas Wayne Myers was hired in 2005 by the Florida Baptist Convention Inc., a regional office of the Southern Baptist Convention, to start churches in Florida after being run out of Maryland and Alabama by congregations for preying on boys.

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