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Boy Scout Sexual Abuse Scandal: More Than 12,000 Victims?

The Boy Scouts of America is facing thousands of accusations involving child sexual abuse. For many decades, the organization maintained a blacklist that accounted for thousands of instances of alleged child sexual abuse. In 2012, the Los Angeles Times wrote extensively on these blacklists, which are also known as the “perversion files”. The Los Angeles Times uncovered sex abuse accusations against 5,000 volunteers and scout leaders during its in-depth investigation….
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IIHS Releases Report on Pickup Truck Crash Ratings

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has important news for pickup truck owners. Multiple pickup models with older designs could put front seat passengers at severe risk of serious harm in a collision. According to IIHS, these models were designed in a way that did not emphasize the same level of safety that models with modern designs provide. IIHS crash-tested the vehicles from multiple angles and then issued ratings…
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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Expands Airbag Probe to 12.3M Vehicles

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently expanded its investigation into multiple vehicle models with allegedly defective airbag control units. According to investigators, 12.3 million vehicles could be affected by the issue, which may keep the airbags from deploying during a crash. As many as eight deaths are suspected to be related to the potential defect. NHTSA upgraded its investigation to an engineering analysis, which could signal the federal…
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Fisher-Price Recalls the Rock’n Play Sleeper

On April 12, 2019 the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) announced a voluntary recall of all Fisher-Price Rock ‘n Play Sleeper models.  They have urged consumers to immediately stop using the sleeper since numerous infant fatalities were reported. The Fisher-Price recall is issued for approximately 4.7 million Rock’n Play Sleeper products that were sold in all major retailers internationally. As of today, over 30 infant fatalities and hundreds…
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Understanding the Boy Scout Abuse Scandal and the “Perversion Files”

Since its start in 1910, The Boy Scouts of America (BSA) kept secret files containing thousands of sexual abuse cases against scout leaders. Also known as the “Perversion Files,” these reports detail the abuse, as well as include a blacklist of abusers, dating back to the early 1900s. Investigations by the Los Angeles Times report that the BSA never handed over the claims to law enforcement as required under mandatory…
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