FOSTER CARE ABUSE AND NEGLIGENCE
THE DERATANY FIRM ACCEPTS CASES INVOLVING ABUSED OR NEGLECTED CHILDREN THROUGHOUT THE COUNTRY
The disturbing headlines about abused or neglected children who were placed in foster homes appear all too frequently. A foster parent is prosecuted because he left an infant alone to die in a hot car. A child is sexually molested by a teenager living in the foster home. A foster parent is charged with stabbing an adopted child. A small child is injured after being placed in a home with a convicted felon who has a history of domestic violence.
The Deratany Firm regularly represents foster families who suffered an injury due to a foster care agency or social services agency that neglected to inform the parents of known behavioral or family history issues. Click on the links below to learn more about how we can help you.
- Types of Foster Care Neglect
- Types of Foster Care Abuse
- Signs of Foster Care Abuse and Neglect
- How Families Can Be Affected
- What to Do if You Suspect Foster Care Abuse or Neglect
Families have been victims of abuse, assault, and worse as a result of bringing foster children into their homes, which would have otherwise been avoided had all the proper information been given beforehand.