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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 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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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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February 27, 2020

The Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Filing Puts Current Sexual Abuse Claims on Hold

The full article originally appeared in PIX11, a CW-affiliated news station for the greater New York City area by Ash-har Quraishi on February 25, 2020. Just days after being hit with dozens of sexual abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of...

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February 25, 2020

9 Must-Read FAQs About the Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Filing

The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) filed for bankruptcy on February 18, 2020 in a landmark move, following hundreds of sexual abuse lawsuits brought against the organization in civil courts throughout the United States. Abuse victims allege that the organization...

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