Child Victims Act Takes Effect

First Sexual Abuse Victims File Suit in New York State In a New York Times opinion piece published on August 14, Jennifer Araoz describes how, at age 14, she was recruited and groomed to be a sex toy for wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein. In the fall of 2001, she writes, she was approached outside her […]

Taking Sexual Harassment Seriously in New York State

  Albany Personal Injury Law Firm on NY State Sexual Harassment Hearing Thanks to the persistence of seven women known as the Sexual Harassment Working Group, on February 13, 2019, the New York State Legislature held its first sexual-harassment hearing in 27 years. New leadership in state government, as well as three newly elected young […]

Child Sex Victims to Get Their Day in Court

Albany Personal Injury Attorneys on New NY State Sexual Assault Laws *Update-On February 14th, Govenor Cuomo signed the bill to amend the state’s sexual assault laws and extend the statute of limitations for child victims. Past and future victims of child sexual abuse in New York state will soon have new windows of opportunity to seek criminal […]