Disney, Miramax Were 'Enablers' Of Weinstein, Ex-Model Says

Law360 (December 19, 2019, 4:01 PM EST) -- Harvey Weinstein's legal woes deepened Thursday as a onetime teen model sued him in New York state court, alleging he sexually assaulted her when she was 16 years old and that Disney and Miramax essentially cleared the way for his sexual misdeeds by not adequately supervising him.  

The suit by plaintiff Kaja Sokola against Weinstein and his purported "enablers" was brought under New York's recently enacted Child Victims Act, which gives people who allegedly experienced sexual abuse as children until age 55 to file civil claims, up from the previous cutoff age of 23.

Besides a battery claim against Weinstein...

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