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Paul Pendergast (Courtesy St, Francis Hospital)

Pendergast Named Interim UConn Athletic Director

Paul Pendergast, president of the Saint Francis Foundation and Senior Vice President of Development for Saint Francis Hospital has been named Interim Director of Athletics at the University of Connecticut.  UConn President Susan Herbst says […]

08/21/2011

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$2.75 Million Verdict Against Hospital In Child Sex Abuse Case

A jury has found St. Francis Hospital in Hartford at fault in a sex abuse scandal involving a doctor who worked there for decades and awarded a victim $2,750,000.

07/08/2011

After the death of Dr. George Reardon,  boxes of slides were found hidden in the basement of his West Hartford home.  (Courtesy West Hartford Police)

St. Francis Abuse Cases Settled

The settlement covers about one third of the people who sued Saint Francis Hospital, claiming child sexual abuse by Doctor George Reardon.

05/09/2011

File photo of a gavel (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Lawyer: Hospital Didn’t Know Of Abuse At Time

The trial has gotten underway in the trial of a doctor at St. Francis Hospital police believe abused hundreds, possibly thousands, of children under the guise of a bogus growth study.

04/05/2011

(Credit:  West Hartford Police)

Effort To Limit Testimony In Abuse Trial

St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center in Hartford is asking a court to limit testimony in an upcoming trial about whether it did enough to protect children from a sexually abusive doctor.

02/22/2011