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Lawsuit Alleges Boy Scouts Didn’t Protect Local Scouts From Serial Pedophile

August 7, 2013  ·  By HM&M



Former scouts from St. Louis de Montfort’s troubled Troop 1600 claim they were sexually assaulted by convicted pedophile, Thomas Hacker, during the 1980s.

Representing the plaintiffs are Chicago attorneys Christopher Hurley and Evan Smola.

August 7, 2013

Boy Scouts Sued By 15 Former Suburban Men

DAILY HERALD Fifteen former Boy Scouts from the suburb of Burbank filed a lawsuit Wednesday alleging that the organization failed to protect them from a scout leader who was later convicted of molestation. The lawsuit filed in Cook County Circuit Court names the Boy Scouts of America and the group’s Chicago Area Council. It was... Read More

August 7, 2013

Ex-Boy Scouts File Suit After Abuse By Prolific Molester

LAWYERS.COM, NATIONAL LEGAL BLOG Christopher T. Hurley, managing partner of Chicago-based firm [[title]], discussed how the doctrine of fraudulent concealment essentially resets the statute of limitations and gives plaintiffs five years to file suit once they discover that information was covered up by a potentially liable party. “The only defense is that they waited too... Read More

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