Latest sexual abuse suit against the Boy Scouts of America

CNN (01/06/2020)
  • Eight men recently filed lawsuits accounts the Boy Scouts for being molested by scout leaders as young boys (1990s).
  • The men recounted repeated instances of fondling and forced sex.
  • The suit (negligence, fraud, breach of duty) is being filed in Washington DC, where the Boy Scouts are headquartered.
  • DC currently has a revival window statute in effect until May 3, 2021 for sexual abuse claims outside of the statute of limitations.
  • A recent unrelated lawsuit identified 12,254 Boy Scout victims from 1944-2016.