Waterhouse v. Hollingsworth | Plaintiff’s Claims of Sexual Abuse Can Go Forward
October 17, 2013
On October 10, 2013 Judge Parkins of the Delaware Superior Court held in the attached ruling that plaintiff Jordan Waterhouse’s claims, based on sexual abuse, which were not time-barred as of the enactment of the Child Victim’s Act, 10 Del. C. 8145 on July 9, 2007, were actionable. This was a great decision for Jordan and all survivors of childhood sexual abuse and we believe it correctly interpreted the Child Victim’s Act and gave effect to its remedial intent.
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