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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 five year old girl who was sexually molested at Discovery Day Care by the teenage son of her teacher. In the lawsuit we alleged that the day care was negligent for allowing the perpetrator into the classroom and for not properly supervising the children during nap time. After a ten day trial, the jury returned a verdict in favor of our client for $3,000,000.

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