Five women who accused Bill Cosby of sexually abusing them decades ago took advantage of a new situation to sue the comedian. “legal window” New York, which allows victims of such crimes to go to court for a period of one year, even if cases are foreseen.
Cosby, accused by dozens of women and sentenced to up to 1,000 prison terms in 2018 ten years in prison for sexual assault, he was released from prison in 2021 after the court overturned his conviction over a previous civil law agreement that invalidated the trial.
The new lawsuit, which was filed Monday and has received media coverage today, also targets NBCUniversal group, Kaufman Astoria studios and The Carsey-Werner Company, which produced the popular “The Cosby Show” from 1984 to 1992.
Two of the plaintiffs are former actresses on that show. lily bernard, He said he filed another lawsuit in the state of New Jersey last year to seek $125 million in damages and publicly accused the artist in 2015.
Four of the alleged attacks took place between the 1980s and 1990s, when Cosby was at the height of his career. the fifth dates back to 1969.
Five women blame Cosby, who is now 85. sexual assault and assaultby assuring them that it forces them to maintain relationships, or raped them in some cases, after allegedly drugging them with a substance dissolved in their drink.
In the case of the companies named in the complaint, the plaintiffs negligent doing nothing to prevent abuse.
The action of these five women before the Justice of New York comes after this state passed a law that gives her a one-year period to seek justice. Sex crimes predicted so far.
Within the scope of this regulation, for example, a lawsuit was filed against former US President Donald Trump last month. E. Jean Carrollaccusing her of an alleged rape nearly 30 years ago.
In a message sent to various U.S. media, a lawyer for Cosby denied the charges against his client and simply lied to the plaintiffs. look for money