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July 21, 2020

Is It Really Worth It to File a Claim Against the Boy Scouts of America?

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) has caused pain to so many people. In mid-2019, TIME reported 12,000+ known sexual abuse victims, which experts say is grossly underestimated. While these victims have already come forward to file claims, many are still...

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July 14, 2020

How Much Compensation Will Boy Scout Abuse Victims Receive?

Between 2017 and 2019, Boy Scouts of America (BSA) paid more than $150 million in settlements to sexual abuse victims. As sexual abuse claims continued to build against the BSA, they filed for bankruptcy to protect their assets and reduce...

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July 7, 2020

What to Expect Before, During, and After a Consultation With a Boy Scouts Sexual Abuse Attorney

Coming forward with claims of sexual abuse can be one of the most challenging actions a victim takes. In many cases, however, it’s the only way to hold the responsible parties accountable. Since the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed...

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June 23, 2020

How and When to File a Sexual Abuse Claim Against the Boy Scouts of America

You’ve likely heard the news that the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy in February 2020. With this filing, victims now have a set amount of time to file a claim, and they must act fast. If you’re...

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June 16, 2020

Boy Scout Abuse Victims Should Remember They’re Not Alone

Sexual abuse survivors suffer a lifelong battle of trauma from their abuse. While sexual abuse is a personal experience that impacts all victims differently, most suffer from a variety of physical, social, psychological, sexual, or spiritual complications. And many times,...

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June 3, 2020

What to Look For in a Boy Scout Abuse Attorney

Have you suffered abuse at the hands of a Boy Scout leader or volunteer? If so, you have the right to file a Proof of Claims form against the Boy Scouts of America, but you must act fast, as the...

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May 29, 2020

Boy Scout Abuse Victims Should File a Claim—Regardless of How Much Time Has Passed

We’ve all heard the old adage “time heals all wounds.” But that isn’t the case for survivors of sexual abuse. This week, the Bankruptcy Court approved the Proof of Claims form all Boy Scout of America (BSA) sexual abuse victims must...

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May 28, 2020

Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy: Should I Fill Out the Proof of Claims Form by Myself?

Today, the Bankruptcy Court officially approved the Boy Scout of America (BSA) Proof of Claims form—the document all scouting abuse victims must submit. If you’re a victim of scouting abuse, you have the right to file this form against the...

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