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New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

| Personal Injury
Following a nationwide trend, legislators in the Garden State approved a measure which radically extends the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign the measure, which passed both legislative houses by a wide margin. The bill would extend the sexual abuse statute of limitations until the…Read the article
How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

| Personal Injury
In January 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act. This measure, which had been pending for more than a decade, significantly expands the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. Survivors as old as 55 can file claims in civil court. In one respect, the CVA is nothing new. It is…Read the article
What Can a Parent do if Their Child Was Abused at School?

What Can a Parent do if Their Child Was Abused at School?

| Civil Rights
Every day, parents entrust the teachers, coaches, and school counselors within their community to do their jobs and they trust these individuals with the safety and well-being of their children. That is how things are supposed to happen. But what happens when school employees betray that trust and abuse their power? What can a parent…Read the article