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October 2, 2020

The Catholic Diocese of Camden and the Diocese of Rockville Centre Have Filed for Bankruptcy Because of Sexual Abuse by Priests

On October 1, 2020, the Catholic Diocese of Camden, New Jersey filed a Petition for Bankruptcy under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Jersey. Hours earlier, on...

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September 24, 2020

5 States Extend “Look Back” Window for Boy Scout Abuse Victims to File Claims Against Local Councils and Sponsoring Organizations

The decision by the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) to declare bankruptcy in February comes as legal claims of past sexual abuse continue to mount. Several states recently expanded their statutes of limitations, enabling victims to file sexual abuse claims...

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September 16, 2020

Boy Scout Abuse Victims Now Have Less Than Two Months to File a Claim

Most of us have already heard that Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy in February 2020, rushing victims of sexual abuse to come forward by November 16, 2020. As with most things in life, time is moving quickly. And...

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September 15, 2020

How Filing a Claim Against Boy Scouts of America Can Help You Come to Terms With Your Sexual Abuse

If you suffered from childhood sexual abuse while in Boy Scouts, know that you’re not alone. In mid-2019, there were 12,000+ known victims reported. That number has since grown, but many victims have yet to come forward in an attempt...

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September 9, 2020

How Do I Know If I Am a Victim of Scouting Abuse?

Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy on February 18, 2020, following hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits brought against the organization in civil courts across America. As more victims come forward to file claims before the bankruptcy deadline on...

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September 1, 2020

The Boy Scouts Are Attempting to Halt Abuse Victims from Coming Forward. Here’s How.

Last week, the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed a motion to stop law firms’ advertising directed at victims of scouting abuse. This comes months after the BSA’s February bankruptcy filing, along with an agreement in May that the organization would...

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August 25, 2020

Did My Sexual Abuse Happen Too Long Ago to File a Claim Against the Boy Scouts of America?

Several victims of childhood sexual abuse fear too much time has passed to seek justice against the Boy Scouts of America (BSA). How long ago did your abuse occur? Was it 10, 15, or 20 years ago? Regardless of how...

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August 20, 2020

Official Committee for Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Victims Argue Local Tennessee Council Shielded Funds from Bankruptcy Filing

Back in March 2020, the Office of the U.S. Trustee formed two official committees to represent sexual abuse victims as part of the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Chapter 11 bankruptcy filing. BSA intends to create a trust that would...

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