• Boy Scouts File for Bankruptcy Following Sex Abuse Lawsuits

    1 month ago - By Time

    Barraged by hundreds of sex-abuse lawsuits, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday in hopes of working out a potentially mammoth victim compensation plan that will allow the hallowed, 110-year-old organization to carry on.
    The Chapter 11 filing in federal bankruptcy court in Wilmington, Delaware, sets in motion what could be one of the biggest, most complex bankruptcies ever seen. Scores of lawyers are seeking settlements on behalf of several thousand men who say they were molested as scouts by scoutmasters or other leaders decades ago but are only now eligible...
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  • The Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy after facing hundreds of new allegations of sexual abuse

    The Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy after facing hundreds of new allegations of sexual abuse

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    The Boy Scouts filed for bankruptcy on Tuesday following a new wave of lawsuits over alleged sexual abuse.
    Founded in 1910, the Boy Scouts have played a fundamental role in American childhood ever since.
    But the organization has grappled with sexual abusers in its ranks for decades. It internally documented thousands of men suspected or known to have preyed on scouts.
    Lawyers around the country say they have gathered hundreds of new clients who say they were abused in the Scouts, many of them decades ago.
    But a bankruptcy filing would freeze all existing litigation and could set a time...
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  • Facing a Wave of Sex-Abuse Claims, Boy Scouts of America Files for Bankruptcy

    1 month ago - By NY Times

    The nonprofit group, which counts more than two million youth participants, follows Catholic dioceses and U.S.A. Gymnastics in seeking bankruptcy protection amid sex-abuse cases.
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  • Boy Scouts file for bankruptcy due to sex-abuse lawsuits

    1 month ago - By ABC

    The Boy Scouts of America has filed for bankruptcy protection as it faces a barrage of new sex-abuse lawsuits.
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