DELAWARE MAY EXTEND STATUE OF LIMITATIONS…
The latest attempt to extend the time frame victims have to report abuse is a direct response to the case against a Lewes pediatrician accused of sexually abusing more than 100 young patients.
Members of the State House approved HB 326 earlier this week in a 36 to 2 vote. The measure would create a two year window for victims of child abuse at the hand of a health care provider to file civil lawsuits against the abuser.
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By the time you finish reading this, 15 children will have been abused; In the next five minutes, 30 more; Within the next hour, 360 more; And by tonight, close to 8,000+ children will have suffered from abuse, 5 of which will die. Child abuse has increased 134% since 1980 and is now considered a worldwide epidemic. The high jump in child abuse deaths and the shocking increase in statistics highlights the frightening lack of public knowledge.
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