Boy Scouts proposes $850 million settlement to sexual abuse survivors. Insurance companies could potentially be required to contribute billions more.
The Boy Scouts have proposed a revised plan to pay abuse victims after lawyers and advocates criticized the first plan as “inadequate.”
Prompted by Boy Scouts abuse cases, a new California bill would require youth organizations to enact child abuse prevention policies to receive insurance.
Seven sex abuse victims filed lawsuits against the Morman Church. The lawsuits allege church officials failed to report abusive Boy Scout leaders to authorities.
The Boy Scouts of America is protecting its local councils and their assets from bankruptcy proceedings. This may harm sex abuse victims seeking justice.
A deadline was set for victims filing sex abuse claims against the Boy Scouts. Victims had to file a claim before the deadline to receive compensation.