On March 20, Gov. Cuomo issued an executive order temporarily pausing statutes of limitations for one month, later extending that pause through at least May 15. Advocates and attorneys have noted that it remains unclear whether that pause applies to the Child Victims Act look-back window. Attorney Dan Kohane is quoted on how this will affect insurance companies in the article "Coronavirus leaves Child Victims Act cases in limbo" in the May 4, 2020 edition of City & State New York.
City & State New York: Attorney Dan Kohane Quoted in "Coronavirus Leaves Child Victims Act Cases in Limbo"
Monday, May 4th, 2020
Covid 19 Insurance Coverage & Extracontractual Liability Child Victims Act and Sexual Misconduct Coverage and Defense