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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 two young girls who were sexually molested at their day care by the husband of the day care manager. In the lawsuit, we allege that the School Board of Highlands County was both negligent and liable of Title IX of the Federal Code for not preventing our clients from being sexually abused since the school had notice that the perpetrator was previously accused of sexual abuse. After a one week trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of our clients for $1,500,000 each.

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