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February 11, 2022

BSA Tort Claimants Committee Recommends That Survivors Who Rejected The Boy Scouts Prior Plan Change Their Vote To Accept The Revised And Improved BSA Plan

The Official Tort Claimants Committee (TCC) in the chapter 11 bankruptcy of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) now urges all BSA Abuse Survivors to vote to ACCEPT the BSA’s Revised Plan. Following weeks of mediation after the voting deadline...

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February 11, 2022

Hurley McKenna & Mertz Spearheads Negotiations Resulting in BSA’s Revised and Improved Plan of Reorganization

Christopher Hurley and Evan Smola of Chicago’s Hurley McKenna & Mertz, working in conjunction with the Tort Claimants’ Committee (“TCC”) in the Boy Scouts of America’s bankruptcy proceeding, has negotiated important modifications to the BSA’s plan of reorganization that will...

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October 12, 2021

Former BSA Youth Protection Director Tells Congress That Children Still Unsafe In Scouts BSA Programs.

Detective Michael Johnson, the former Youth Protection Director of the Boy Scouts of America, has come forward to urge Congress to open an investigation and hold which will lead to greater oversight of the Scouts BSA Congressional Charter.  In a...

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September 23, 2021

BSA Chartering Organizations Have a Responsibility to Contribute to the Victims’ Compensation Fund

Hurley McKenna & Mertz represents nearly 4,500 victims of Boy Scout abuse, including one victim that is a member of the Tort Claimants Committee.  Nearly 40,000 organizations–including major religious organizations such as the Church of Jesus Christ, and Catholic, Presbyterian,...

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July 14, 2020

How Much Compensation Will Boy Scout Abuse Victims Receive?

Editor’s note: The deadline to file a claim against the Boy Scouts of America has passed. However, you can follow the latest news on the BSA bankruptcy filing here. Between 2017 and 2019, Boy Scouts of America (BSA) paid more...

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October 12, 2002

Former BSA Youth Protection Director Tells Congress That Children Still Unsafe In Scouts BSA Programs.

Detective Michael Johnson, the former Youth Protection Director of the Boy Scouts of America, has come forward to urge Congress to open an investigation and hold hearings which will lead to greater oversight of the Scouts BSA Congressional Charter.  In...

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