Boy Scout Abuse Survivors React to BSA Bankruptcy

  Boy Scout Abuse Survivors Have Mixed Reactions to BSA Bankruptcy Boy Scout abuse survivors had mixed reactions to news that The Boy Scouts of America filed for Chapter 11 reorganization bankruptcy. Reactions range from anger to optimism from men who were sexually abused when they were kids in Boy Scouts. “We represent dozens of […]

Sexual, Physical, and Mental Abuse at Catlin Gabel: Five More Women Sue

Our firm issued this Press Release today: Portland, OR   FIVE WOMEN FILE LAWSUITS AGAINST CATLIN GABEL: ALLEGE SEXUAL, PHYSICAL, AND MENTAL ABUSE BY FIVE TEACHERS — THREE OF THEM NOT NAMED IN CATLIN GABEL REPORT When she was in middle school, she gave her teacher a Mickey Mouse watch she bought with her allowance […]

First Lawsuit Against Catlin Gabel for Child Sexual Abuse

Press Release issued today: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE FIRST LAWSUIT AGAINST CATLIN GABEL FILED FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE: FORMER STUDENT SUES FOR ABUSE BY RICHARDSON “SHOE” SHOEMAKER In a lawsuit against Catlin Gabel filed today, former student Kim Wilson has sued the private school for child sexual abuse she suffered at the hands of her sixth-grade […]

Sexual Abuse at Catlin Gabel School: Initial Report

A shocking report of sexual abuse at Catlin Gabel School (CGS) released last month revealed that at least nine former teachers and staff members sexually molested or exploited students. The abuse dates back to the 1970’s. The report documents complaints and allegations of sexual impropriety with students involving as many as 21 adults at the […]

269 California Child Molesters in Unsealed Boy Scout Files

Below is a list of 269 California child molesters the Boy Scouts of America kicked out of Scouting in California because they sexually assaulted children. These names come from BSA’s own Ineligible Volunteer Files that have been unsealed by court order. For more information about these men or about other child molesters in Scouting not […]

Woodburn High School Football Coach Arrested on Child Sex Abuse Charges

Woodburn High School’s head football coach was arrested Monday morning on several sex abuse charges stemming from allegations involving a minor student. Thirty-eight-year-old Nicholas Federico was arrested on four counts of sex abuse, four counts of official misconduct, and one count of online sexual corruption of a child, according to the Marion County Sheriff’s Office. […]

MEN SUE BOY SCOUTS AND MONTANA COUNCIL FOR CHILD SEXUAL ABUSE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Two men filed lawsuits today against the Boy Scouts of America and Montana Council alleging they were sexually abused by their Scout leaders when they were involved in Boy Scout troops in Montana. The men are identified only by initials, M.M. and M.B., under Montana law that allows survivors of child sexual […]

California Law Opens 3-Year Window for Child Sexual Assault Lawsuits

California just passed a new law opening a three-year window for child sexual assault lawsuits. Starting January 1, 2020, child sexual assault survivors have three years to sue their abusers or organizations that allowed the abuse. This “lookback window” is part of a new statute of limitations for child abuse. Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly […]

Mercy Corps Mishandled Past Sex Abuse Allegations, Board Member Resigns

Global non-governmental humanitarian aid organization, Mercy Corps, finds itself at the front of recent headlines as they confirm that long-time board member Robert Newell has resigned amid an investigation into past sexual abuse allegations. It was brought to the attention of several journalists that Mercy Corps had mishandled sensitive information surrounding sexual abuse allegations against […]

Teen Raped at Graduation Party Sues Attacker and Parent who Furnished Alcohol

A recent 1.04-million-dollar lawsuit was filed in Jackson County on behalf of an Oregon teen who was raped at her high school graduation party. The lawsuit names both the alleged attacker, Joseph Moeller, as well as Julene Erskine, a 62-year-old woman who furnished alcohol for teens at the graduation party. At the time of the […]

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