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New York Child Victims Act

The New York Child Victims Act makes a necessary change to long standing precedent in statutes of limitations in child sexual assault cases. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has made this Act one of his top initiatives for 2018-19, and after the Legislature voted to approve the legislation on Monday Jan 28th,2019, it now heads to the Governor’s desk for his signature.

The Child Victims Act will extend the statute of limitations on child sexual abuse crimes to the age of 28 in criminal cases and the age of 50 in civil cases, with a one year-window to bring civil claims for victims below that age limit.

For more information on the act and if you feel that a claim can be revived, contact us today.

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We represented a mentally disabled man who was sexually assaulted by his roommate in an adult living facility owned and operated by Victory Villas. The lawsuit alleged the facility was negligent for putting the perpetrator in the same room as our client since there was a history of aggressive behavior. The jury returned a verdict in favor of our client for $550,000.

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