Abused children may get more time to sue

Victims of child sexual abuse by an adult would have more time to sue for damages under a bill expected to reach the General Assembly today. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Greg Lavelle, R-Sharpley, and Sen. Karen Peterson, D-Stanton, would extend the time from two years to six years after the abuse occurs or to six years after the abuse is discovered to be the cause of a victim's emotional or physical damage. The bill also would give new life to...

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