Tag: Abuse

  • Judge Approves Boy Scouts Reorg Plan to Settle Sex Abuse Claims

    A bankruptcy judge on Sept. 8 granted the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) approval of its $2.5 billion reorganization plan, which is able to allow the organization to settle tens of 1000’s of sexual abuse claims. U.S. Bankruptcy Court Judge Laurie Silverstein’s ruling means the Boy Scouts can proceed operating and exit Chapter 11. The […]

  • No Indictment for Ex-Oregon Doctor Accused of Abuse, Still Faces Civil Suits

    No Indictment for Ex-Oregon Doctor Accused of Abuse, Still Faces Civil Suits

    A Clackamas County grand jury has declined to indict a former suburban Portland, Oregon, doctor on criminal charges of sexual misconduct and abuse of patients, finding there isn’t enough evidence to prove the claims, the county district attorney’s office announced. The grand jury heard testimony from 41 witnesses before returning a “not true bill” on […]