After 5-month-old Mason Bright fell out of a chair and injured his head, his mother rushed him to the hospital. After the hospital discovered multiple skull fractures, they suspected child abuse and
After Sarah took her son to the hospital with a high fever, the doctor told them to go to the ER. After the doctor learned that Sarah had not immediately gone to the ER (because her son’s fever was
All too often, innocent parents find themselves facing a CPS investigation. Once someone reports a family to social services, it can be very difficult to get out of the investigation unscathed.
Olivia was 9-years-old, caught a stomach bug, then stopped eating and walking. The hospital ordered psychotherapy for 35 hours a week and said her parents could not be involved. The parents said no,
On Christmas morning in 2016, as 18-year-old Alyssa Gilderhus began to open her gifts, she suffered a life-threatening brain aneurysm.
On April 6, 2016, a young girl -- known only as N.M. in court documents -- was extremely fussy, causing her concerned parents to bring her to the family’s pediatrician. The pediatrician diagnosed her
"Could he have some horrible health condition we knew nothing about? One thing I didn’t even think about was how it would look to the doctors and CPS."