St. Paul attorney known for suits against clergy files first civil case in Penn State

Jeffrey Anderson, known for winning sex abuse cases against the Catholic Church, tells MPR he's filing the case on behalf of a man who claims he was abused by coach Jerry Sandusky as a boy.
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Jeffrey Anderson, known for winning sex abuse cases against the Catholic Church, tells MPR he's filing the case on behalf of a man who claims he was abused by coach Jerry Sandusky as a boy.

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