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Bankrupt Boy Scouts Face Claims From Over 10,000 Abuse Victims

  • Claimant’s representatives expected 7,000 cases to be filed
  • Judge Oks Boy Scouts exclusive right to file Chapter 11 plan

The Boy Scouts of America, which filed for bankruptcy in February, is expected to face at least 10,000 sex abuse claims in its bankruptcy, a lawyer representing victims said Thursday.

James Stang of the law firm Pachulski Stang Ziehl & Jones LLP, who represents the tort claimants’ committee, provided the latest number of abuse claims during a court hearing.