Scout's Death on Hike in Heat Triggers Lawsuit

The parents of a Boy Scout who died last year during a 20-mile hike in extreme heat are suing the organization whose famed motto, "Be Prepared," sets a standard they believe the hike's leaders failed to meet. Michael Sclawy-Adelman was 17 and close to reaching scouting's highest rank -- Eagle -- when he collapsed and died during the hike in the Florida Everglades in May 2009. "They're supposed to be trained to recognize signs and symptoms," Michael's mother, Judith Sclawy-Adelman, said....Full Story
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