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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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August 18, 2020

What the New York Look Back Window Extension Means for Boy Scout Abuse Victims

Governor Andrew Cuomo of New York signed legislation extending the look back window for victims of sexual abuse in New York to file lawsuits under the state’s Child Victims Act. The original window to file an expired or barred case...

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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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