Rev. Daniel McCormack – Sex Abuse Allegations

Rev. Daniel McCormack was a teacher and basketball coach at Our Lady of the Westside (now St. Agatha Academy) school in Chicago, IL.  He confessed in 2007 to sexually abusing five boys and served 2.5 years.  More victims are coming forward and bringing lawsuits against the Chicago Archdiocese, claiming the Archdiocese failed to look into multiple allegations of abuse.

Daniel McCormack Defrocked

Rev. McCormack was defrocked in 2007 once the allegations became public.  According to documents from the Chicago Archdiocese, Rev. McCormack’s status presently is “Laicized.”

$3,200,000 Settlement with Chicago Archdiocese

Similar to other settlements and jury verdicts obtained by Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC and Hurley McKenna & Mertz, a boy who was abused by Rev. McCormack between the ages of 10 and 12 settled for $3.2 Million against the Archdiocese of Chicago in 2011.  Similar settlements have been reached over incidences of abuse by Rev. McCormack, including $2.3 million for 4 boys who suffered child sexual abuse at his hands.

You are not alone.

If you were abused by Rev. McCormack or any other clergy, please contact us today to speak to an attorney, confidentially and at no cost and find out your options.

Rev. Daniel McCormack
Rev. Daniel McCormack