Notable & Quotable: MBA members in the media

Thursday, Dec. 10, 2015

Notable & Quotable

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Time limit expansion in civil sex abuse cases

Healy

"The Supreme Judicial Court recognized the fundamental societal importance and legitimacy of the Legislature's setting a substantial look-back period of 35 years for victims pursuing civil cases involving the sexual exploitation of a minor."

MBA Chief Legal Counsel and Chief Operating Officer Martin W. Healy, Boston Globe, Dec. 9

Healy was quoted by the Boston Globe online after the Supreme Judicial Court released its unanimous decision in Sliney v. Previte, which gives sexual abuse victims an additional 32 years to file civil lawsuits against alleged perpetrators. The ruling has been hailed by survivors of child sexual abuse