Plaintiffs, insurers and more blow up deal over Boy Scout abuse

Law360 (July 23, 2021, 4:00 p.m. EDT) – Sexual abuse claimants, insurers, churches and others are asking Delaware bankruptcy judge overseeing Boy Scouts of America’s Chapter 11 case to dismiss his proposed settlement of abuse of $ 850 million, claiming the deal would leave them with unfair burdens.

Parties ranging from tort claimants to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints filed objections to the Boy Scouts’ proposed restructuring support deal on Thursday ahead of next week’s hearing on the deal . Each claimed that they would receive inadequate or unfair treatment under it.

The Boy Scouts filed for Chapter 11 protection in February 2020, citing a growing number of sexual abuse regulations …

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