Juvenile Law Center Announces Partial Settlement in Luzerne County Juvenile Litigation
Juvenile Law Center has announced that a partial settlement with a second set of defendants has been reached in the Luzerne County juvenile-court civil litigation. The settlement, which must receive court approval, is between defendants PA Child Care, LLC; Western PA Child Care, LLC; and Mid-Atlantic Youth Services Corp., and counsel representing the plaintiff juveniles and parents of juveniles who appeared before former juvenile court judge Mark A. Ciavarella Jr. The civil lawsuit is continuing against, among others, the former judges.
Representing the juveniles and their parents since early 2009, Juvenile Law Center is co-counsel with Hangley Aronchick Segal Pudlin & Schiller attorneys Daniel Segal and Rebecca Santoro Melley.