Fla. Woman Wins $4.6M In Sex Abuse Suit Against Her Parents

Law360 (August 14, 2018, 11:26 PM EDT) -- A Florida jury has awarded $4.6 million in a suit brought by a woman who accused her father of sexually abusing her for 16 years while her mother negligently failed to prevent the abuse, her lawyers announced Tuesday.

Following a six-day trial and just two hours of deliberations, an Alachua County jury on Monday ruled in favor of Rebekka Trahan in a suit accusing Scott Mulholland Sr. of sexually abusing Trahan, his biological daughter, from the age of 8 until she left home at the age of 24. Trahan, who did not file her lawsuit under a Jane Doe alias and...

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