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Change to New York Sex-Abuse Laws Expected to Spur A Wave of Lawsuits

By |2021-04-08T06:40:17-04:00August 6, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

NEW YORK (The Wall Street Journal) Just before Stephen Erickson died of cancer late last year, he got permission from a judge to speak under oath about a school janitor who he said sexually abused him beginning in seventh grade. [...]

Lawyer for Abuse Victims Demands New York Archdiocese Release ‘Predator Priest’ Data

By |2021-04-08T06:40:17-04:00August 2, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

NEW YORK (NEW YORK POST) A lawyer representing childhood victims of alleged sex abuse on Monday demanded the Archdioceses of New York release “secret files” on “predator priests” — before a one-year statute of limitations rule expires. “We’re launching a [...]

Protesters demand Diocese of Rockville Centre release list of accused priests

By |2021-04-08T06:40:19-04:00May 6, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

According to Newsday, the Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests organized the event after the diocese said it would not publish a list of clergy credibly accused of sexual abuse. Advocates for clergy sex abuse victims protested Thursday outside St. [...]

Suffolk DA can’t investigate molestation allegation due to statute of limitations

By |2021-04-08T06:40:20-04:00April 24, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , |

According to Newsday, Suffolk County law enforcement can’t investigate an allegation that a parish priest molested a minor more than 40 years ago because the statute of limitations has expired, officials said. The Rev. Steven J. Peterson, 71, a pastor in Nassau County,

COMING FORWARD AS A VICTIM OF CHILDHOOD SEXUAL ABUSE IN NEW YORK

By |2021-04-08T06:40:23-04:00March 5, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The New York Child Victims Act is now law.  It is great news for victims but it also creates many new issues for these same people.  Prior to passage of the CVA, victims had to file their civil cases before [...]

Herman Law Investigating Cases Ahead Of The Child Victims Act Legislation

By |2021-04-08T06:40:26-04:00November 20, 2018|Categories: News, Press Releases|Tags: , , , |

Herman Law is investigating sex abuse cases in New York, in anticipation of passage of the Child Victims Act.  The firm's New York office already represents several victims whose cases are precluded by the statute of limitations in New York [...]

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