More than 12,000 members of the Boy Scouts of America Founded have been sexually abused in the organization since 1944.
The Boy Scouts Of America Runs Out Of Pedophile Funds, Declares Bankruptcy -> Always be prepared to lowball victims.
Tuesday, due to hundreds of sexual misconduct lawsuits, Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy.
The Boy Scouts have faced so many lawsuits that their insurance companies have refused to pay out damages, arguing that the organization is liable for abuse that it could have taken steps to prevent
As the Boy Scouts tries to deal with a flood of sexual abuse claims in bankruptcy court, it wants to shield the local councils that own most scout camps. But plaintiffs’ lawyers say the councils must pay.
The Boy Scouts currently faces 275 lawsuits. Victims' attorneys have notified the group of another 1,400 claims likely to be filed, according to a court document.
Boy Scouts officials insist that nothing will change for young Scouts and their families, assuring them that local councils are “legally separate, distinct and financially independent from the national organization.”
It could be one of the most complex bankruptcies ever seen, but one local Boy Scouts chapter says it won't have any effect on them.
Plaintiffs' attorneys take aim at Boy Scouts' 'dark history'
How about we drop the whole “boy” and “girl” scouts thing and call them what they are: Kids with knives who know how to set fires.