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$6 Million Settlement: Consolidated Case Against School District

Two consolidated claims of sexual abuse at the hands of a Winslow Township teacher, which were filed by two former high school students, settled for $3 million each.

Michael Delguercio and Matthew Grossman, who are both residents of Atco, filed their lawsuits in Camden County Superior Court in the summer of 2021 over allegations that they were both repeatedly sexually abused as minors from 1998 to 2003. The two men alleged that their abuser was a teacher, Nicholas Zaccaria, and that the abuse took place while they were students at Edgewood Regional High School in the Lower Camden County Regional School District. In their complaints, the two men alleged a pattern and practice of neglect by the Board of Education of the now-renamed Winslow Township School district and the Winslow Township High School.

In an interview with the Law Journal, counsel to Grossman and Delguercio, John Baldante of Baldante & Rubenstein in Haddonfield, said, “Matt and Michael made the decision to use their names. They thought it was important to try to give a voice to other victims.”

Read the full article in New Jersey Law Journal.

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