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New York Child Victims Act Extended One Year

Over 240 child sexual abuse cases implicating New York Catholic dioceses filed by Jeff Anderson & Associates and LaFave, Wein & Frament to date

(Albany, NY) – Today, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law a one-year extension to the “look-back” window provided by the New York Child Victims Act (CVA), which allows previously time-barred survivors […]

By |August 4th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

33 New Lawsuits Filed Against Diocese of Albany Under New York Child Victims Act

(Albany, NY) – Today, attorneys from the law firms of Jeff Anderson & Associates and LaFave Wein & Frament, on behalf of numerous courageous survivors, filed another 33 child sexual abuse complaints under the New York Child Victims Act (CVA) against the Diocese of Albany. The firm has now filed a total of 107 lawsuits against […]

By |July 22nd, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

20 New Lawsuits Filed Against Diocese of Ogdensburg Under Child Victims Act Following Re-Opening of New York Civil Courts

Lawsuits name 14 clerics accused of child sex abuse within the Diocese

(Ogdensburg, NY) – Attorneys from the law firms of Jeff Anderson & Associates and LaFave Wein & Frament, on behalf of numerous courageous survivors, filed 20 child sexual abuse complaints under the New York Child Victims Act (CVA) against the Diocese of Ogdensburg. Following the […]

By |June 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diocese of Syracuse Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

Following the lead of Buffalo & Rochester Diocese, the Diocese of Syracuse attempts to keep Child Victims Act cases from reaching courts

(Syracuse, NY) – The Diocese of Syracuse’s decision to file Chapter 11 bankruptcy is a disappointing attempt to conceal the truth about predator priests in the Diocese at the expense of sexual abuse survivors. But […]

By |June 19th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

32 New Lawsuits Filed Against Diocese of Syracuse Under Child Victims Act Following Re-Opening of New York Civil Courts

Lawsuits name more than 20 clerics and employees accused of child sex abuse within Diocese

(Syracuse, NY) – Attorneys from the law firms of Jeff Anderson & Associates and LaFave Wein & Frament, on behalf of numerous courageous survivors, filed 32 child sexual abuse complaints under the New York Child Victims Act (CVA) against the Diocese of […]

By |June 17th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments