This Article surveys wrongful death cases filed in various states involving the death of children in foster care. Part I discusses wrongful death claims in general, and Part II discusses foster care. Part III discusses specific cases involving claims of wrongful death filed in various states which arose from the death of a child in foster care. Lastly, Part IV briefly reviews the key aspects of foster care wrongful death cases.
Pollack, Daniel and Popham, Gary L., Jr. (2009). Wrong death of children in foster care. Juvenile Law. University of La Verne Law Review 31(1): 25-44.
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