Count Misdirected Ch. 11 Plan Votes, Boy Scout Claimants Say

By Rick Archer (November 24, 2021, 1:56 PM EST) -- A pair of law firms representing clients with sexual abuse claims in the Boy Scouts of America's Chapter 11 case have asked a Delaware bankruptcy judge to reinstate 4,600 bankruptcy plan ballots canceled because of a mailing error.

In an objection filed Tuesday, the Zalkin Law Firm and Pfau Cochran Vertetis Amala PLLC asked the court to count the ballots that the Boy Scouts' administrative agent, Omni Agent Solutions, invalidated last month because they had been incorrectly sent directly to abuse claimants, saying this could lead to those claimants losing their votes.

"Nothing gives the debtors or Omni the right to...

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