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New York Passes Child Victims Act

New York Passed Child Victims Act that will allow child victims to seek prosecution against their abuser until the age of 55 in civil cases, and in criminal cases, victims can seek prosecution until they turn 28. The law also includes a one-year window during which victims of any age or time limit can come forward to bring a civil suit against the perpetrator, and sue private and public institutions, like churches and schools, over abuse that may have occurred decades ago...

Category: Child Victims Act

Tags: child victims act, personal injury

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