Child Sex Abuse Statute of Limitations

Legislation

The Statute of Limitations in Child Sexual Abuse cases vary from state to state.  Many states are pushing to change current laws by proposing to extend the time frame a victim can bring a civil lawsuit forward from when the incident occurred, as well as to provide a look-back period for child sex abuse victims who can no longer sue under current law, something religious organizations and other groups oppose.

To learn more, Sedgwick LLP compiled a state by state listing of the current law and legislative history.  Childhood Sexual Abuse Statutes of Limitations 2017 This is not intended to be legal advice, but rather an informative summary.

 

Please contact your Waldorf Risk Solutions Trusted Advisor at 631-423-9500 for more information.