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New York’s Legislature Acts: Extension of the Child Victims Act Look-Back Window Passes in the Senate and Assembly

USA - June 8 2020 In the face of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the “look-back window” opened by the New York Child Victims Act, which allows survivors of childhood…

Jeffrey L. Kingsley.

New York State Department of Financial Services Issues Emergency Claims-Handling Rules for Claims Resulting from “Riot or Civil Commotion”

USA - June 8 2020 On June 4, 2020, and announced via press release on June 5, 2020, the New York State Superintendent of Financial Services issued an emergency…

David L. Brown, Jeffrey L. Kingsley.

South Carolina, Pennsylvania Propose Mandating Coverage While New York and New Jersey Expand Existing and Proposed Policyholder Protections

USA - April 15 2020 While numerous states have considered legislation that would require insurance coverage for business losses due to the COVID-19 pandemic (including…

David L. Brown, Jeffrey L. Kingsley, Michael E. Longo, Sean P. Hvisdas.

New York Lawmakers Forgo Extension of Child Victims Act’s Look-Back Window … For Now

USA - April 9 2020 As discussed in our March 31, 2020 alert, recent administrative orders arising from the COVID-19 pandemic, which preclude the initiation of new…

David L. Brown, Jeffrey L. Kingsley.

COVID-19 Impact on New York Court System Triggers Calls for Extension of the Child Victims Act Look-Back Window

USA - March 31 2020 On March 22, 2020, the New York Office of Court Administration (OCA) issued an administrative order curtailing the receipt of filed papers by county…

David L. Brown, Jeffrey L. Kingsley.