CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT EXPERT WITNESS CASE STUDIES

Young Child Suffers Significant Head Injury at Day Care Facility CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case involves a young child who was injured while attending a local child care facility. On the day of the incident in question, the child was …  was sitting had a hard floor with no padding or carpeting, and the child was left unattended for an extended period of time. At some …

Child Dies From Undiagnosed Infection CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child Dies From Undiagnosed Infection

…  case takes place in North Carolina and involves an infant born via vaginal delivery with no complications. Some time shortly after the child‘s birth, his parents brought him in for a checkup. It was during this checkup that the doctors noted a fever in the child and, as a precaution, a blood sample was taken. Despite the child‘s fever …

Child is Paralyzed by Single-Strap Seatbelt CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child is Paralyzed by Single-Strap Seatbelt

…  The other driver was under the influence of alcohol and crossed over into the oncoming lane, crashing directly into the family’s car. A young child was sitting in the back seat of the family’s car and was wearing a seat …

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child is Injured by Negligent Home Nursing Care

…  case takes place in Arkansas and involves the care of a physically and mentally disabled child on the autism spectrum, who was typically cared for at home by his parents. On the day in question, the child’s parents had to leave for a work-related event, so they hired a health …

Child is Severely Injured by Go Kart CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child is Severely Injured by Go Kart

This case involves the failure of chain guard manufactured for a go-kart. The plaintiff’s young son was driving an all-terrain go-kart around the family’s property in Louisiana when his hair got caught in the chain, which ended up scalping him. The exp …

Mental healthcare facility fails to warn staff about violent resident CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

…  case takes place in Rhode Island and involves a plaintiff who was a residential counselor at a private level 14 facility operated by a high profile children’s mental health care concern. The facility serviced residents who …  fertility issues but was finally able to conceive her child after using Bravelle. The baby was born with serious health problems, …

Child suffers eye injury in department store CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child suffers eye injury in department store

…  girl who was shopping with her two younger sisters and her parents in a department store. The children’s section of the store had a slatted wall with 10-inch hooks …

Child Dies in Fall at Construction Site CHILD ABUSE AND NEGLECT Expert Case

Child Dies in Fall at Construction Site

…  at a construction site. A home was being built at the site and there was an excavation with mounds of dirt and a concrete flooring foundation that was visible. Several children had noticed the site and had been playing around the area. While the …