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Voters set 10-year limitation for child sexual-abuse suits (access required)

Voters have re-established a 10-year period for bringing suits for past childhood sexual abuse. The constitutional amendment that was passed in the general election earlier this month revives the ability of plaintiffs to file suit for injuries from childhood sexual abuse up to age 28. A 1991 amendment to Virginia Code § 8.01-249 allow suits for ...

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