Boy Scouts of America Must Pay Man $18.5M

A jury on Friday ordered the Boy Scouts of America to pay $18.5 million in punitive damages to an Oregon man sexually abused by a former assistant scoutmaster in the early 1980s, according to the Associated Press. The nine-member jury in Oregon already had ordered the boy scouts to pay $1.4 million in compensatory damages to Kerry Lewis on April 13, after a month-long trial, for what the jury agreed was reckless and outrageous conduct. The jury found the Boy Scouts of America and the local...Full Story
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