foster care class-action lawsuit
Class-Action Lawsuit in Alabama Alleges Mistreatment of Foster Youth
Alabama’s child welfare agency unnecessarily “segregates” foster youth with mental health problems in a complex of 19 psychiatric institutions, when most could be cared for in the community, according to a class-action lawsuit filed today.
Class-action Lawsuit in Arizona Seeks a ‘Remedy for All Kids in Care’
A lawsuit filed against Arizona’s child welfare and mental health systems was granted class-action status last month by a federal judge. The recent decision by U. S. District Court Judge Roslyn Silver is significant because it ensures that a positive ruling in the suit will benefit all kids in the state’s foster care system.