Boy Scouts of America Abuse Claims

Boy ScoutsThe Boy Scouts of America was an organization where boys could to grow up learning life skills, develop friendships, and receive nurturing from trusted leaders. For an untold number of boys, that trust was met with betrayal in the form of sexual abuse by scout leaders. Survivors and their families are coming forward.

Trauma and abuse cannot be changed and the process of dealing with that trauma is difficult for not only the survivors but their families’. However, men are coming forward and seeking justice as a step toward healing.

Contact Our Scout Abuse Lawyer

If you choose to come forward to report sexual abuse, Marc J. Bern & Partners will be there to help. Our firm understands that abuse is a sensitive matter and have assembled a team ready to help you through the process. Filing a Boy Scouts Lawsuit is not limited to abuse from troop leaders. You can file a claim against the Boy Scouts if you experienced sexual abuse from any of the following:

  • Assistant troop leaders
  • Camp employees
  • Volunteers

Call 1-800-LAW-5432 to discuss a potential claim or if you have questions about your legal options. You can also file a claim by clicking here or by visiting . The deadline to file a claim is November 16, 2020.

Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Background

The Boy Scouts of America of failed to uphold its values meant to protect boys entrusted to its care. The widespread pattern of sexual abuse against minors in the BSA has shattered the reputation of an organization that had strived to promote honor and volunteerism for over a century. Further, the covering up of the abuse by the organization allows abusers safety whiling allowing for other boys to face abuse and further pain and suffering. As a result, thousands of Boy Scout abuse survivors have filed litigation against the Boy Scouts of America. We believe that by covering up abuse, the Boy Scouts allowed abusers to prey on unsuspecting children in alarming numbers, seemingly unchecked by law enforcement.

The Boy Scouts filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy in February 2020 amid child sexual abuse lawsuits. The youth organization, which celebrated its 110th anniversary February 8, listed liabilities of between $100 million and $500 million. The bankruptcy process can pose complex challenges for survivors seeking to be heard, but we are ready to help guide survivors toward justice and make the Boy Scouts of American face accountability.

The bankruptcy filing and impending claims process allow any survivors nationwide to file a claim against the Boy Scouts of America and their state and local entities. Marc J. Bern can help you do that.

The deadline to file a claim is November 16, 2020.

Our Experience

Our attorneys have experience representing injured parties of all different sensitive litigations including, but not limited medical malpractice, personal injury, and pharmaceuticals. We are here to hold abusers and abuse enablers accountable under newly enacted “window” laws. Because the BSA filed for bankruptcy, survivors will be able to file a claim through the court-established bankruptcy process.

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