Florida Settles Lawsuit, Agrees to Improve Foster Care Placements in Miami Area
In February of 2018, the Florida Department of Children and Families (DCF) was hit with a federal class-action lawsuit alleging that private providers in the southern part of the state were failing to supply enough foster homes, leading to frequent shuffling of kids from one motel to the next, or into cramped group settings.
A Litigation Landmark: Case Closed in Tennessee
The other day I got one of those emails that you never forget. It was headlined U.S. District Court, Middle District of Tennessee, and it read: “… IT IS ORDERED, ADJUDGED AND DECREED that this Court’s jurisdiction over this case is hereby TERMINATED and this case is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE in all respects.”