Boys Scouts Inappropriately Touched By a Leader or Volunteer Deserve Justice
  • Home
  • /
  • Blog
  • /
  • Boys Scouts Inappropriately Touched By a Leader or Volunteer Deserve Justice

A Boy Scout is taught to obey, respect and admire his scoutmaster the same way as a relationship between a child and a religious leader. Boys place an enormous amount of trust in their scout leaders during overnight hikes to weeklong summer camp trips. Eventually, it is this trust that is exploited by those who sexually abuse the boy scouts. 

On February 18, 2020, the Boys Scouts of America (“BSA”) filed for bankruptcy during a surge of sexual abuse allegations of minor members. Follow their 110th anniversary, the organization filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy resulting in affecting over 1,700 survivors who have filed or expected to file claims in regards to decades-long sexual abuse. 

An organization that strived to promote honor and volunteerism for over a century is now facing a shattered reputation from the widespread pattern of sexual abuse against minors. With the BSA recently filing for bankruptcy, the deadline for filing may be as short. 

Slater Slater Schulman LLP is dedicated to the confidential representation of individuals who were sexually abused as children while participating in the Boy Scouts of America.  The firm is representing over four thousand sexual abuse victims, including one of only nine victims chosen to serve on the Boy Scouts of America Tort Claimants’ Committee. If you or someone you love has suffered this form of abuse and wishes to file a claim, please contact Slater Slater Schulman LLP for a free, confidential consultation by filling out the form on this page or by calling our office at (800) 251-6990.






Recent Articles

The November 16th Deadline Quickly Approaches for Boy Scout Sex Abuse Claimants

As the Boy Scouts of America claim filing deadline approaches, Slater Slater Schulman continues to ...

Adam Slater Named Top 25 Brain Injury Trial Lawyers By NTLA

We are proud to announce that senior partner Adam Slater has been recognized once again by the Nati ...

Media Coverage of Lawsuit Filed by Slater Slater Schulman

Slater Slater Schulman has recently filed suit on behalf of a former barista of the NYC popular vega ...

ATTORNEY ADVERTISING – The information on this website is for general information purposes only. Nothing on this site should be taken as legal advice for any individual case or situation. This information is not intended to create, and receipt or viewing does not constitute, an attorney-client relationship. This website may constitute attorney advertising. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome. | Copyright 2019 Slater Slater Schulman LLP |  All Rights Reserved  |  Privacy Policy