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A lawsuit filed by Clyde & Co on behalf of Century Indemnity in New Jersey federal court seeks a declaration that the insurer has no duty to defend or indemnify the Diocese of Trenton or its schools and parishes against the hundreds of sex abuse claims of minors which have flooded in since the New Jersey Child Victims Act (CVA) opened a revival window for survivors.

Since the CVA opened a revival window for survivors of child sexual abuse, claims would have been time-barred. The Diocese of Trenton was sued under the CVA by hundreds of survivors of child sexual abuse, according to the complaint.

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