It’s April 24th. Happy Hump Day. Today, we Skimm’d This:
Hundreds of people have come forward alleging that they were sexually abused by members of the Boy Scouts. Lawyers are trying to recruit them for class-action suits. That’s because states have been expanding their statutes of limitations. We’ll break down how they’re connected and what this might mean for the future of the Boy Scouts.
For the first time ever, a pharma co and two former drug execs are being federally charged for their roles in the opioid crisis. We’ll tell you what’s going down.
A new study came out today. It’ll make you want to get up, stand up. For your health.
The cast of the new “Avengers” movie is about to have a great weekend. Thanks to China.
theSkimm: Thousands of Boy Scouts leaders and volunteers have been accused of sexually abusing children - in cases that go back decades. Lawyers are now just scrambling to rep survivors in lawsuits. What’s changed: states have been expanding statute of limitations laws for child sex abuse. We’ll tell you what you need to know. Meanwhile, the feds are hitting a pharma co and two former execs with drug trafficking charges. They’re the first federal charges issued in the opioid epidemic. Also on today’s episode: news you’ll want to be standing up for, and the cast of “The Avengers” would like to thank… China.
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