Bankruptcy Judge Presses Pause on Pending Boy Scout Lawsuits

Bankruptcy Judge Presses Pause on Pending Boy Scout Lawsuits

If you obtain a PDF copy of United States Bankruptcy Judge Laurie Selber Silverstein’s Consent Order that she entered on March 30, 2020 regarding the Boy Scouts of America’s (BSA) Motion for Preliminary Injunction, you may be wrought with anxious tension to find that...
Survivors Challenge Boy Scouts of America

Survivors Challenge Boy Scouts of America

When the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) announced they were filing for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy to equitably compensate thousands of survivors of sexual abuse, the move appeared to be the first step around a very long track of remedying a lifetime of hurt. That track,...
The Hope of Post-traumatic Growth: After the Nightmare is Over, Trauma Survivors May Experience Profound Positive Changes

The Hope of Post-traumatic Growth: After the Nightmare is Over, Trauma Survivors May Experience Profound Positive Changes

Traumatic events haunt some people for their entire lives. Survivors who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) may relive the trauma through flashbacks and dreams; they may struggle with their relationships and in their jobs; they may numb their emotions...
Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Enduring Legacies: The Causes and Consequences of Intergenerational Trauma

Trauma has the power to derail lives. People who develop post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) after experiencing or witnessing a terrifying or life-threatening event may experience chronic struggles with relationships, jobs, and physical and emotional health. And...