Torts keyed to Robertson
Doe v. Corporation of the President of the Church of Jesus Christ Latter-Day Saints
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Plaintiffs Jane Doe, and her son, John Doe were a part of the same church as George Tilson. Tilson was the high priest at the church, as well as the leader of the church sponsored troop. Between 1976 and 1996 Tillson lured both plaintiffs into his home and fondled them. Plaintiff learned that the defendant may have had knowledge that Tillson had previous instances of abuse and she sued arguing the defendant negligently failed to warn them.
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