Boy Scout Sex Case Settled – OHIO

Thomas Abner, 26, sued the Boy Scouts in February 2013, claiming his former scoutmaster, Steven Woodard — who is now deceased — abused him at a local hotel during a family vacation to Kings Island in Mason. Abner’s attorney, Konrad Kircher, claimed Woodard abused Abner more than 300 times during a 3½-year period.

Kircher was working with Oregon attorneys Kelly Clark and Paul Mones, who were the lead attorneys in the 2010 trial against the BSA that resulted in a $19.5 million verdict. That case also forced the public release of the Boy Scout’s internal “perversion” files on known pedophiles.

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