Failure to spot child abuse brings civil suit

by • March 1, 2008 • UncategorizedComments Off on Failure to spot child abuse brings civil suit1384

A hospital and two doctors in Indiana have been accused of violating medical standards by not reporting the suspected child abuse of an 11-month-old boy.

The Indianapolis Star reported that a lawsuit claims a Clarian Health hospital was negligent in its communications policies and that the two doctors failed to identify and report child abuse as required by law .

The child was killed a month after the hospital visit in question. The child’s mother’s boyfriend confessed to the crime. 

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