Medical, Psychological and Professional Malpractice Cases
Children are often victims of medical malpractice and the negligence of unlicensed or licensed mental health practitioners in the community or in residential placements.
Over-Prescribed Psychotropic Medications Result in Death of Autistic Child. The Autistic child’s family received an undisclosed settlement amount from a Miami-Dade, FL group home and psychiatrist who over-prescribed psychotropic medications resulting in the death of the child.
Lawsuit for Failure to Remove Child Who Was Suffering Abuse. This lawsuit was filed against Broward County, FL investigators, the child protection team, the lead agency, and individual doctors and hospitals as a result of their failure to remove a child who was being abused, which resulted in permanent brain injury. The case settled during trial for a total of approximately $3 million.