Of the legal theories pursued against state departments of human
services and their child welfare agencies,1 “failure to train”
theories are often pled but rarely prevail. The theory is often
raised in boilerplate negligence-based allegations borrowed from
analogous state law actions.
Getto, Cameron R. and Pollack, Daniel. (November 2013). "Failure to Train" lawsuits against Departments of Human Services. Child Law Practice Toda, 32(11): 1, 166-167.
*This is constructed from limited available data and may be imprecise.