New York State lawmakers passed a bill to extend the “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by a full year following COVID-19 court restrictions.
The economic effects of COVID-19 are impacting Catholic dioceses facing sexual abuse claims. The pandemic may lead to more bankruptcies and affect proceedings.
A survivor of child sex abuse won the first settlement under the California Child Victims Act. The plaintiff won $1.9 million from the L.A. Archdiocese.
NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo extended the legal “look back” window in the Child Victims Act by 5 months due to court restrictions caused by COVID-19.
Sexual assault lawsuits against Lyft are on the rise as more people question the company’s commitment to user and driver safety.
Monsignor William Lynn is the only priest to go to jail because of the Catholic priest abuse scandals. His retrial has been postponed over concerns of COVID-19.