Victims of Childhood Sexual Abuse Given Another Chance to File Lawsuits in New York

Last Updated on March 7, 2023

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At A Glance

This Alert Affects:
Anyone who was sexually abused as a minor in New York at the hands of religious leaders, coaches, troop leaders and teachers, among others.
What’s Going On?
A new law in New York will allow those who were sexually abused as children one year to file lawsuits for the harm they suffered – regardless of how old they are now. Previously, victims had only until the age of 23 to sue before being legally barred from taking action.