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November 13, 2020

Boy Scout Abuse Victims Reach an Estimated 40,000+, With Claims Deadline Days Away

Some of the largest, well-known sexual abuse settlements hail from the Catholic Church, which compensated an estimated 5,700+ victims to date, resulting in $1.1 billion in six years. These numbers might seem surprising. But what’s even more startling is the...

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November 11, 2020

It’s Not Too Late: Law Firms Are Still Accepting Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Claims

As the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) bankruptcy deadline nears on November 16, 2020, it’s important sexual abuse victims know that some law firms are still accepting claims. Having handled thousands of sexual abuse claims, firms like Hurley McKenna &...

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October 16, 2020

Boy Scout Abuse Victims: You Have One Month Left to File Claims

Whether you’re working with an attorney to file sexual abuse claims against Boy Scouts of America (BSA), or doing so on your own, you must act fast. As of today, there’s exactly one month to file claims in the Bankruptcy...

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October 13, 2020

How Long Does it Take to File a Claim Against Boy Scouts of America?

It’s hard enough for victims of childhood sexual abuse to relive painful memories from their past as news continues to break across the country about the Boy Scouts bankruptcy. It’s even harder for victims to take action. For some, filing...

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October 6, 2020

Do Boy Scout Abuse Claimants Have to Go to Court?

As thousands of sexual abuse survivors file claims against the Boy Scouts of America, victims may struggle to come to terms with even the thought of coming forward. This is normal. As a victim of childhood sexual abuse, you’ve been...

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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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