What You Need To Know About the BSA Claims Process

November 16, 2020 is rapidly approaching, which means time is running out for victims who were sexually abused while participating in the Boy Scouts to seek justice. Attorney Paul Mones, who has helped hundreds of victims seek compensation through the BSA bankruptcy claims process, spoke to   USA Today to answer some common questions asked by…

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It Can Take Years To Realize You Were Abused

The childhood sexual abuse survivors Paul Mones represents tell us they are relieved this topic is finally getting the public attention it deserves.   Some survivors have been trying for years to tell the world about their abuse only to be ignored. Others were inspired to come forward because open public discourse made them realize they…

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A Scout Is Trustworthy

The Scout Law is a list of 12 characteristics that the Boy Scouts of America says every Scout tries to live up to. “It is not always easy to do, but a Scout always tries.” The first of these characteristics is trustworthy.  This seems like a cruel joke. For decades, the BSA violated the trust…

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You Are Not Alone

One of the most heart-breaking things we hear from our clients who were sexually abused when they were Boy Scouts is that they thought they were alone.  Until they saw a story on the news about others who were abused, they thought what happened to them happened for a reason. They tried to normalize or…

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How Legal Fees Work In Boy Scout Abuse Cases

If you are a victim-survivor of sexual abuse at the hands of a Boy Scout volunteer or employee, you should not let worries about the cost of legal representation prevent you from seeking justice. Attorney Paul Mones takes all Boy Scout Abuse cases on a contingency fee basis, which means victim-survivors do not owe the…

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