Child sex abuse victims get one-year window to launch New York lawsuits
Wednesday, 14 August 2019 () Hundreds of people in New York state previously barred from filing lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse as children will go to court beginning on Wednesday after a new law temporarily lifted legal time limits.
Lawsuits were filed just after midnight right as a new law took effect. The Catholic Church, Rockefeller University and the Boy Scouts have already been named in lawsuits. CBS2's Aundrea Cline-Thomas reports.
Dozens of people in New York state who were victims of sexual abuse as children sued the Roman Catholic Church in New York on Wednesday, the first day a new law... Reuters Also reported by •Belfast Telegraph