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

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.