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Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Lawsuit says Vermont DCF ignored abuse

Lawsuit says Vermont DCF ignored abuse

A lawsuit has been filed against the Vermont Department for Children and Families alleging its social workers failed to act on reports of abuse and neglect of two Ludlow children for four years until local police intervened.

Monday, August 11, 2014

Former Community Services worker sued for failing to protect sisters from sexually abusive stepfather

Former Community Services worker sued for failing to protect sisters from sexually abusive stepfather

After suffering years of sexual abuse at the hands of their stepfather, two sisters are suing a former community services case worker and the NSW Government for failing to protect them.

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Nonprofit group, foster parents sue L.A. County over communication with DCFS

Nonprofit group, foster parents sue L.A. County over communication with DCFS

A nonprofit group and a trio of foster parents sued Los Angeles County on Wednesday, alleging the Department of Children and Family Services routinely fails to properly communicate with foster parents and violates notification requirements when children are removed from their homes.

Monday, August 04, 2014

Abuse victims 'bullied by State' to drop legal action

Abuse victims 'bullied by State' to drop legal action

A WOMAN who won a landmark European Court victory over abuse she suffered as a young girl at the hands of a teacher has said that nothing has changed in Ireland in terms of child protection.

Monday, July 14, 2014

FATHER TO SUE CHILD WELFARE

FATHER TO SUE CHILD WELFARE

An Australian father will be suing the PNG Welfare Department for failing to carry out its duties in on a Child Neglect Case.

Thursday, June 19, 2014

Clark County sued by mother whose children suffered harm in foster care

Clark County sued by mother whose children suffered harm in foster care

The mother of a 17-month-old toddler and a 2-month-old baby who suffered neglect under the care of their foster parents is suing Clark County, several Clark County Department of Family Services’ employees and the foster parents.

Wednesday, June 04, 2014

Father of girl at center of adoption controversy sues former foster parents, 15 others for defamation

Father of girl at center of adoption controversy sues former foster parents, 15 others for defamation

The father of the young girl at the center of an interstate custody battle has filed a lawsuit against the child’s former foster parents and 15 other people seeking unspecified damages for defamation of character. John E. McCaul Jr. of Nebraska filed the suit in Dickson County Circuit Court asking a judge to ban David and Kim Hodgin and others from posting pictures of 9-year-old Sonya McCaul or comments about the custody dispute on Facebook, other social media sites or the Internet and from commenting on the case in the news media.


Tuesday, June 03, 2014

Unpaid adoption subsidies are focus of suit against DCS

Unpaid adoption subsidies are focus of suit against DCS

A lawsuit filed Monday against the Indiana Department of Child Services claims the agency failed to pay promised adoption subsidies while returning millions of dollars to state coffers.

Monday, May 26, 2014

Saturday, May 24, 2014

Siblings get $9M in ‘horrific’ abuse case

Siblings get $9M in ‘horrific’ abuse case

What is the price tag for “ritualistic, sadistic and horrific abuse” of six children?

The social cost is incalculable, because research on the effects of child abuse says victims carry psychological scars for the rest of their lives.

Thursday, May 01, 2014

Suit challenging Neb. ban on same-sex couple foster care can move forward

Suit challenging Neb. ban on same-sex couple foster care can move forward

Three same sex couples can go ahead with their lawsuit challenging a Nebraska policy preventing them and all unmarried couples from serving as foster parents, a judge ruled.

Note: See, when they take too many kids they must lower their standards in order to house them all.

Monday, April 28, 2014

Lawsuit threatens to impact reform efforts by CPS

Lawsuit threatens to impact reform efforts by CPS

On paper, Texas Child Protective Services, one of the nation’s largest child abuse investigative and foster care teams, is a formidable agency, equipped with a two-year, $2.5 billion budget and about 8,000 employees.

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

Judge Settles Lawsuit In Case Of Child, Booze At Detroit Tigers Game

Judge Settles Lawsuit In Case Of Child, Booze At Detroit Tigers Game

A Wayne County judge has settled a lawsuit filed by a couple whose son was temporarily removed from their custody after he was mistakenly given alcohol at a Detroit Tigers game.

Friday, March 28, 2014

Woman sues for $268 million, claims ‘theft’ of children

Woman sues for $268 million, claims ‘theft’ of children

A woman who is suing several county and state officials says she wants a dollar for the roughly 41.5 million seconds each of her six children have been taken from her care.

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ontario could face class-action suit over alleged failure to protect Crown wards

Ontario could face class-action suit over alleged failure to protect Crown wards

Two former wards of the Crown allege the Ontario government deprived them of their right to seek compensation for the abuse they suffered as children.

Advocacy group appeals judge’s decision in DCF suit

Advocacy group appeals judge’s decision in DCF suit

The federal judge who handed the state’s embattled child welfare system a victory in a closely watched lawsuit last year set the bar too high for the plaintiffs to meet and either “ignored or misinterpreted” the law, a New York advocacy group charged in a sharply worded appeal of the decision.

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Judge: State must pay newspapers $301,000 to cover legal bills in child-abuse records dispute

Judge: State must pay newspapers $301,000 to cover legal bills in child-abuse records dispute

The state must pay $301,783 to Kentucky's two largest newspapers to cover their attorneys' fees in a court fight over records about children killed or badly hurt from child abuse, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Saturday, March 15, 2014

Family of bleach-burned foster child sues foster insurance fund

Family of bleach-burned foster child sues foster insurance fund

Prior to a South San Francisco foster mom burning a 20-month ward with bleach-soaked diapers, the licensed home had received more than a dozen allegations of child abuse or neglect, according to a lawsuit filed on behalf of the injured girl.

Thursday, March 13, 2014

Twins Claim Social Workers Ignored Abuse

Twins Claim Social Workers Ignored Abuse

Social workers failed to respond to years of warnings that two parents were beating and starving their adopted twins, the children claim in court.

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