Author: TLC

Adult Survivors Act Q&A

Safe Horizon | Oct, 2022  On May 24, 2022, Governor Kathy Hochul signed the Adult Survivors Act (ASA) into law, which gives survivors of sexual assault an opportunity to heal and seek justice. The ASA creates a special one-year look-back window to allow time-barred individuals who were 18 or older when they were sexually assaulted […]
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New York Jury Convicts Neurologist

By ADAM KLASFELDLAW AND CRIME | JUL 29, 2022 A New York jury convicted a former pain management doctor and neurologist of raping, abusing and sexually assaulting six of his patients whom he hooked on opioids, the district attorney’s office announced on Friday. Read The Full Article
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Rally for Adult Survivors Act

Safe Horizon | June, 2022 Safe Horizon, survivors, and lawmakers rallied for the Adult Survivors Act before the legislative session ends. Legislators have only 10 days to pass the bill. CVA survivors joined to urge legislators to open the lookback window to time-barred survivors who were over the age of 18 at the time of […]
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Adult Survivors Act – It Matters

Safe Horizon | May, 2022 Safe Horizon supports the Adult Survivors Act which is proposed legislation that would create a special one-year look-back window to allow individuals who were 18 or older when they were sexually assaulted in New York State to file a lawsuit against the person who harmed them and/or the negligent institution. […]
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All sex abuse survivors deserve a day in court

By DR. ROBERT DRUGERNEW YORK DAILY NEWS | FEB 17, 2022 Over the course of almost five decades and across two countries, the man who abused me and countless others — track coach and former Olympian Conrad Mainwaring — used his Olympic status to gain access to young male athletes in order to manipulate and abuse them. During Mainwaring’s […]
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New York Expands Anti-SLAPP

The new New York Anti-SLAPP law affords greater protections to sexual violence survivors and reporters”. In recent, we have seen an increase in defendants in sexual violence cases bringing strategic lawsuits against public participation or “SLAPP” lawsuits which are intended to harass, intimidate, threaten, and deter survivors from bringing lawsuits. We often see these in […]
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