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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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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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June 3, 2020

What to Look For in a Boy Scout Abuse Attorney

Have you suffered abuse at the hands of a Boy Scout leader or volunteer? If so, you have the right to file a Proof of Claims form against the Boy Scouts of America, but you must act fast, as the...

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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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May 18, 2020

Boy Scout Victims Must Act Now—Court to Set November 16, 2020 as Deadline for Victims to File Claims for Damages

The Boy Scouts of America 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. The Tort Claimants Committee and the Boy Scouts of America...

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