$100,000,000 settlement in Miami sex abuse by priest scandal.



Originally Posted By: MSNBC

A jury awarded a $100 million verdict to a sex abuse victim Thursday against a retired Miami priest who's already behind bars awaiting a criminal trial on sexual battery charges in what the plaintiff's attorney believes is the just the second verdict against a Catholic priest in the country.

Father Neil Doherty, 68, is the subject of numerous sex abuse lawsuits and is being held in Broward County Jail in a separate abuse case. He has pleaded not guilty in the criminal case.