New York Votes to Extend Child Victims Act ‘Look-Back’ Window for Reporting Sexual Abuse

The New York State Legislature has approved a bill extending the Child Victims Act that gives survivors of childhood sexual abuse more time to bring lawsuits for allegations that occurred even decades ago. As reported by Law.com (subscription), on Wednesday, lawmakers in the state voted to extend the legal “look-back” window by an extra year, officially

2020-05-28T15:04:38+00:00May 28th, 2020|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|

New York State and 18 Other Jurisdictions Drastically Expand Window on Child Sexual Abuse Cases

Victims can now bring suit for much older abuse cases that would in the past have been blocked by statutes of limitation Nonprofit think tank Child USA reports that no fewer than 19 jurisdictions in the United States are significantly expanding their windows on the prosecution of sexual abuse crimes. On August 14, 2019, New

2019-08-13T14:55:51+00:00August 13th, 2019|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|

Passage of NY Child Victims Act Presents Vital Opportunity for Survivors of Sexual Abuse at Rockefeller Hospital to Seek Redress

In 2018 The New York Times published an explosive article detailing a widespread pattern of sexual exploitation and abuse by now-deceased Dr. Reginald Archibald at New York’s Rockefeller University Hospital in a staggering range of incidents dating as far back as the 1950s and extending to a thousand patients or more. Now that New York

2019-02-27T13:55:08+00:00February 27th, 2019|Personal Injury, Sexual Abuse|