What does the BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Bankruptcy Mean for Survivors of Scout Abuse?

On February 17, 2020, the Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to avoid litigation arising from years of failing to protect boys from being abused by its leaders.

What does this bankruptcy mean for survivors of scout abuse?

The recent Boy Scouts of America Chapter 11 bankruptcy will have important legal ramifications for survivors of scout abuse. Bankruptcy can provide an avenue for survivors to receive compensation and a measure of justice outside of the litigation context, but survivors must file a claim to be eligible. As result of the bankruptcy filing, important deadlines for filing a claim against the Boy Scouts of America now apply. 

How can we help?

The attorneys at Noaker Law and James, Vernon & Weeks, P.A. can help survivors navigate the legal maze created by this bankruptcy. We have years of experience representing survivors of sexual abuse and extensive experience in similar bankruptcies involving catholic dioceses and orders.

Besides monetary compensation, we have been successful in negotiating non-monetary considerations (such as apologies and policy changes) in similar bankruptcies involving catholic dioceses and orders.

This website is meant to provide important information to survivors of sexual abuse. For more information on a particular perpetrator, click on any state in the map for a list of known perpetrators in that state. This list is not meant to be exhaustive. If you have information about any perpetrator on this list or any other perpetrator, please contact us confidentially.

Click to view scout leader perversion file (by state).

If you are seeing this message, it is because you are accessing the mobile version of bsabankruptcy.net. Our map of scout leader perversion files is too large for mobile devices. To link to the perpetrator files for a specific state, click here.

What does the BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA Bankruptcy Mean for Survivors of Scout Abuse?

On February 17, 2020, the Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy to avoid litigation arising from years of failing to protect boys from being abused by its leaders.

What does this bankruptcy mean for survivors of scout abuse?

The recent Boy Scouts of America Chapter 11 bankruptcy will have important legal ramifications for survivors of scout abuse. Bankruptcy can provide an avenue for survivors to receive compensation and a measure of justice outside of the litigation context, but survivors must file a claim to be eligible. As result of the bankruptcy filing, important deadlines for filing a claim against the Boy Scouts of America now apply. 

How can we help?

The attorneys at Noaker Law and James, Vernon & Weeks, P.A. can help survivors navigate the legal maze created by this bankruptcy. We have years of experience representing survivors of sexual abuse and extensive experience in similar bankruptcies involving catholic dioceses and orders.

Besides monetary compensation, we have been successful in negotiating non-monetary considerations (such as apologies and policy changes) in similar bankruptcies involving catholic dioceses and orders.

This website is meant to provide important information to survivors of sexual abuse. For more information on a particular perpetrator, click on any state in the map for a list of known perpetrators in that state. This list is not meant to be exhaustive. If you have information about any perpetrator on this list or any other perpetrator, please contact us confidentially.

Click to view scout leader perversion file (by state).

If you are seeing this message, it is because you are accessing the mobile or tablet version of bsabankruptcy.net. Our map of scout leader perversion files is too large for mobile devices. To link to the perpetrator files for a specific state, click here.

We are committed to helping survivors of scout abuse achieve the justice they deserve. If you or someone you know is a survivor of scout abuse, please feel free to contact us. We represent survivors nationwide, with offices in:

We are committed to helping survivors of scout abuse achieve the justice they deserve. If you or someone you know is a survivor of scout abuse, please feel free to contact us. We represent survivors nationwide, with offices in:

New York

Minneapolis

Chicago

Boise

Coeur d’Alene

Seattle