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Boy Scouts Ruling Threatens $250 Million Abuse Deal With Mormons

The Boy Scouts of America may be forced to cut $250 million from its proposal to set up a trust fund for sex abuse victims after a judge rejected a key provision of a deal the youth group signed with …

Boy Scouts Must Change $2.7 Billion Sex Abuse Fund, Judge Rules

The Boy Scouts of America must adjust their plan to create the biggest sexual abuse compensation fund in the U.S. in order to win final court approval for the $2.7 billion proposal, a judge ruled. The decision by a federal …

Judge Sets March Hearing on Boy Scouts Bankruptcy After Claimant Group Signs On

The judge presiding over the Boy Scouts of America bankruptcy has delayed the start of a trial to determine whether the BSA’s reorganization plan should be confirmed after an agreement with the official committee representing more than 80,000 men who …

Chubb Agrees to Pay $800M Toward Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Claims Deal

One of the Boy Scouts of America’s primary insurers, Chubb Ltd. unit Century Indemnity Company, said on Monday it will contribute $800 million to a deal proposed by the youth organization to settle around 82,500 claims from people who say …

Chubb Unit Insurance Dispute Complicates Boy Scouts Abuse Victims’ Deal

A dispute over whether a unit of insurance giant Chubb Ltd. must contribute to a trust fund for sexually abused Boy Scouts is complicating talks to end the youth group’s bankruptcy case. Lawyers for more than 80,000 people who say …

Judge Grants Conditional Approval for Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Bankruptcy Plan

The Boy Scouts of America has received a green light from a judge to proceed with its $850 million reorganization plan to exit bankruptcy and settle more than 80,000 claims brought by victims of sexual abuse. The ruling by U.S. …

Not All Abuse Survivors Welcome Boy Scouts $850M Bankruptcy Deal

An $850 million agreement by the Boy Scouts of America to compensate sex-abuse victims prompted outrage Friday from some survivors and their advocates, while others were encouraged and saw it as the best outcome that could be achieved under the …

Boys Scouts Reaches $850M Settlement With Group of Sex Abuse Survivors

The Boy Scouts of America reached settlement with a major group of sex-abuse survivors, a defining moment in the organization’s bankruptcy case. The Boy Scouts have offered $850 million in cash and other assets to 60,000 abuse victims, including $59 …

Latest Boy Scouts Bankruptcy Plan Increases Victims’ Fund, Drops Insurer’s $650M Offer

The latest bankruptcy plan filed by the Boy Scouts of America increases the contributions from the BSA and its local councils to a proposed trust fund for child sex abuse victims while appearing to back away from a controversial settlement …

Boy Scouts’ Lawyers Eye New Reorganization Plan After Criticisms from Abuse Victims

DOVER, Del. (AP) – Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America told a Delaware bankruptcy judge Monday that they plan to file a new reorganization plan after gaining little support for a previous proposal that has been roundly criticized by …