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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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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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May 22, 2020

Boy Scouts of America Bankruptcy Proof of Claims Form: What You Need to Know

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) are in Bankruptcy Court trying to minimize the negative financial impact resulting from their widespread cover up of decades of sexual abuse within their ranks. If you are a victim of Boy Scout sexual...

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May 20, 2020

“The time for delay is over”… Boy Scout local councils must disclose assets and records.

In the New York Times today, Christopher Hurley, managing partner of Hurley McKenna & Mertz, discussed the need for Boy Scout local counsels to fully disclose their assets and records to victims of Boy Scout sexual abuse and their attorneys....

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February 5, 2020

BOY SCOUTS BANKRUPTCY TOWN HALL MEETING — Set for February 11, 2021 at 8:00 PM (Eastern)

In the Bankruptcy Court, the Tort Claimants Committee (or TCC), is tasked with protecting the interests of all survivors that filed claims in the Boy Scouts Bankruptcy. To that end, the TCC negotiates with various parties, makes recommendations to survivors,...

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