NJ Spotlight News

Over a 1,000 sex abuse lawsuits filed, deadline approaches

Clip: 11/29/2021 | 1m 3s | Video has closed captioning.

Tuesday is the deadline for sexual abuse victims in New Jersey to file lawsuits against their abusers regardless of when the abuse happened. The two-year window for filing opened in December 2019, when Gov. Phil Murphy signed a law that temporarily waived the statute of limitations that typically exist for such lawsuits.

Aired: 11/29/21

Rating: NR

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