Proposed class-action suit filed over alleged child abuse at N.L. facilities
MOUNT PEARL, N.L. — A proposed class-action lawsuit has been filed against the Newfoundland and Labrador government over alleged abuse at provincial facilities for young offenders and neglected children.
The suit, filed by the Morris Martin Moore law firm in Mount Pearl, alleges that children were physically, sexually and emotionally abused while in the care of the government at custodial and child welfare facilities between 1955 and 1989.