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A Rockefeller University Doctor Linked to Abuse

Posted 4/12/19

Attorneys for a retired NYPD Sergeant last week filed a court action seeking a special master ahead of proceedings that could implicate a Rockefeller University Hospital doctor of having sexually abused hundreds of young boys decades ago.

The filing, in state Supreme Court, follows state legislation signed into law in February that allows victims to pursue legal action that would have otherwise been precluded by what is now a 5-year statute of limitations. That portion of the legislation permitting lawsuits for “time-barred” incidents, however, called for a six-month waiting period, meaning lawsuits cannot proceed until August. 

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