Jeff Herman Fights For The Rights Of Sexual Abuse Victims

Jeff Herman is a trial attorney and advocates for survivors of sexual exploitation, sexual abuse and rape. He is experienced, skilled, passionate and aggressive. For this reason he is interested in the efforts of Sarah Powers-Barnhard from Team USA volleyball and actor Corey Feldman to push the Republicans in the Senate to pass the Child Victims Act. New Yorkers Against Hidden Predators is a coalition with a lot of support in their efforts to pass this act during the current legislative session. Corey Feldman is hoping his endorsement will draw attention to the New York legislation and put pressure on the individuals attempting to keep the Child Victims Act off the Senate floor.
Jeff Herman has devoted his entire practice to representing sexual abuse victims. During his distinguished career more than one thousand brave women, children and men have benefited from his representation. Corey Feldman is fighting a similar battle. He feels childhood abuse takes the light away from the child. He is trying to help the victims of childhood abuse. Brad Hoylman, D-Manhattan is sponsoring the Senate bill. This would eliminate the civil and criminal statutes of limitations in cases regarding child sexual abuse in the state of New York. There would additionally be a window of one year for civil action lawsuits a maximum of fifty years old.

Jeff Herman has been fighting sexual abuse for twenty years. He has a national practice and is a leader and pioneer regarding childhood sexual abuse. He is the champion who fights for his clients and the managing partner and founder of Herman Law. He is affected by the civil lawsuit statute of limitations because it is limited to five years after the crime has been committed. Unless the person belongs to institutions including schools or churches they only have one year to sue. The five year window is only applicable for criminal cases.

There have been several versions of the Child Victims Act passed in the last few years. The Quinnipiac Poll shared by the Senate Democrats reveals 90.6 of New Yorkers have given their support to the new bill.

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