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Florida Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Lawyers

With Offices in Tallahassee and Lutz

Our Florida Boy Scout sex abuse lawyers stand by victims and fight tirelessly to get them the full and fair justice that they deserve. We hold those responsible accountable for wrongdoing. If you want justice, call us right away to get the legal advice you need. We would be more than happy to set up a free consultation for you to go over the details of your case during a confidential meeting and get the advice that you need as soon as possible. Call today.

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Florida Boy Scouts Sex Abuse Lawyers

With Offices in Tallahassee and Lutz

Our Florida Boy Scout sex abuse lawyers stand by victims and fight tirelessly to get them the full and fair justice that they deserve. We hold those responsible accountable for wrongdoing. If you want justice, call us right away to get the legal advice you need. We would be more than happy to set up a free consultation for you to go over the details of your case during a confidential meeting and get the advice that you need as soon as possible. Call today.

Boy Scout Sex Abuse in the United States

It seems that most boys you ask in the United States of America have either been involved in the Boy Scouts or still are. It is a long-standing institution in this country and has amassed a lot of members. The mission of the Boy Scouts of America is to teach kids how to be good adults and moral citizens. They have an oath and law that they expect everyone to follow. Of the tens of millions of kids in America, including a few presidents they have been involved with the Boy Scouts, a lot of them would say that it was a positive life experience but that’s not the case for everyone.

In recent years, there have been hundreds of former Boy Scouts that have accused their former scoutmaster’s and other authority position holders of sexual abuse. It wasn’t always something that the nation could condemn outright as there was a sense of mistrust with the victims’ stories. This attitude has changed, however, and the survivors of sexual abuse have been given more support both legally and socially.

Now that victims have more of a voice and the legal system is more willing to do something about this abuse a lot of victims who were one silenced have decided to come forward and bravely tell their story in seeking justice.

If you or someone you love has become a victim of child sex abuse at the hands of a scoutmaster or someone involved at the Boy Scouts of America, please call our office as soon as you possibly can so we can set you on the path to getting justice and compensation.

When you meet with us during your first free consultation, please understand that this is a fully confidential and private meeting between you and our lawyers. You have no obligation towards us. This is a time for you to tell your story and get legal advice from our trusted and sensitive Florida Boy Scout sex abuse lawyers.

We fully understand that you value your privacy and everything that is discussed in your consultation stays between you and your lawyer. We want to hold the liable parties accountable. We want to empower victims. It is the foulest crime to violate the rights of children and we will defend your rights with vigor.

Failing to Protect and a Lack of Accountability

It is no question that the Boy Scouts of America organization has failed to protect children in the past, which has exposed them to experiences that will traumatize them and that they have to carry for the rest of their lives.

Not only were children exposed to horrific abuse but the leaders in the Boy Scouts organization had knowledge of this type of abuse and did nothing to protect the kids. They had the knowledge and awareness and failed to protect anyone. They let this happen and they need to be held accountable.

There is a file called the “perversion list“, which has the names of over 8000 leaders and scoutmasters who had been accused of abusing children sexually over the past 50 years and involved credible accounts. On these records, there are reports of over 12,000 children who were victims of molestation while being a Boy Scout. This is an epidemic and the BSA knew they had people in power who were abusing their children. They knew about it and they didn’t prevent more abuse from happening. They did not protect the children from traumatizing experiences at the hands of their own leaders.

In the past when the Boy Scout charter was to report to the US Congress on an annual basis, they failed to disclose the issues of child molestation that they were dealing with. No one in the US Congress was aware of what was happening because it was being hidden by the Boy Scouts. Because survivors were brave enough to tell their story and come forward with their accusations, people are getting a voice. There are a lot of people over the past 40+ years who experienced abuse at the hands of leaders in the Boy Scouts of America. They deserve the justice that they have been waiting for. If you are among those victims and survivors, you deserve it as well. We urge you to reach out to our Florida Boy Scouts sex abuse lawyers today to set up a free confidential consultation.

How Child Sex Abuse Can Impact the Victim

When a child is exposed to such a traumatizing experience as sex abuse, it can leave them with lifelong issues. They can have an array of mental, emotional, and physical conditions based on the trauma that they experienced as children. For a lot of these victims, there’s no cure that will fix the mental anguish and they will suffer with it for the rest of their lives, especially if they haven’t brought themselves to tell their story to counselors, psychiatrists, lawyers and their families.

You cannot cure the mental illness that they have to suffer after being abused like this, so they live their lives with pain management and treatments that never take away the problems but help them cope.

The following is a list of physical issues that children who have suffered sex abuse might experience:

  • Chronic and constant pain
  • Being obese
  • Issues with reproductive health
  • Lost or reduced sexual function
  • GI health issues
  • Heart problems

Following are symptoms that might transpire from emotional and mental issues related to child sex abuse:

  • Trouble with building an intimate relationship or relationships in general
  • Disorderly eating
  • Depression and anxiety
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Insomnia and other sleep disorders
  • Personality disorders

If you or someone you know and love has dealt with complications after having been abused as a child at the hands of a scoutmaster or a leader in the Boy Scouts of America, please know that you are entitled to justice and compensation. Our Florida Boy Scout sex abuse lawyers will fight to get you that justice. Call us today.

How the Boy Scouts Will Try to Use Bankruptcy to Avoid Giving Justice

On the 18th day of February in the year 2020, the Boy Scouts of America filed for bankruptcy. If this bankruptcy goes forward and is granted to them, then it is going to force every victim of child sex abuse at the hands of a scoutmaster or Boy Scouts of America leader to come forward now or never be able to file a legal action against them or pursue a claim. Historically speaking, most victims of sex abuse in Boy Scouts don’t come forward until they are middle-aged, which means a lot of people might not be ready yet. This bankruptcy is forcing a lot of people to come forward with stories that they may not be ready to tell. A lot of these victims might miss out on the chance to get justice because the Boy Scouts of America are trying to file for bankruptcy.

No one should have to make the choice between coming forward with a story when they’re ready and forever losing out on the opportunity to get the justice that they deserve and the compensation that they are entitled to.

We don’t want you to feel like your hopes have been diminished. If you are a victim and you’re trying to decide if you should come forward with your story, please know that everything we do is confidential and discreet. We offer support because we know you need it and this is a very difficult time. We want to empower you. We do not want you to be afraid. We urge you to act so you can get justice.

Call Our Florida Boy Scout Sex Abuse Lawyers Now

Our Florida Boy Scouts sex abuse lawyers have fought for the rights of victims of abuse and won success for them numerous times against not only Boy Scouts but members of the clergy such as the Catholic Church. We know what it takes to make a case like this successful when there are big powerful institutions on the other side. We know how to work with sensitive groups such as victims of sex abuse with care and compassion. Victims of sex abuse as children are some of the most wronged people on the planet and we want to fight for your justice. This should never have happened to you, and we will hold those who are responsible accountable for the wrongdoing you suffered and ensure that they get the message that this will never be OK and should never happen again.

Please call our office as soon as you possibly can to set up a free initial consultation. We want to put you on the path to justice as soon as we possibly can.

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