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Family Members Provide Child Care

“Grandparents serve as the primary caregivers for about 20 percent of the 11.3 million preschool children with employed mothers, according to data released Thursday by the Census Bureau. Fathers provide slightly less child care than grandparents, the bureau found. About… … Continue reading

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$1.9 Million Settlement for the Paralysis of a 6-Year-Old Child Caused by Late Diagnosis of Pediatric Leukemia

A 6-year-old child suffered from fatigue, constipation, fever, pain and sleeping difficulties for several weeks. The girl was brought to a federal health clinic by her parents. A nurse practitioner examined her, diagnosed constipation and prescribed a suppository and juice. … Continue reading

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How New York Courts Handle Child Custody Claims Between Parties

It is rarely the case that both parties agree in a New York child custody proceeding. More often than not, one party initiates the proceeding, leaving the non-filing party a choice of how to proceed. If the non-filing party believes … Continue reading

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Federal Officials to Pay $42 Million to Family of Child Injured in Forceps Delivery

 The federal government has agreed to pay $42 million to the parents of a young Pennsylvania boy who was left disabled from birth injuries caused by the use of forceps at the time of his delivery. According to an Associated … Continue reading

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DE FACTO PARENT DEFINED; THIRD PARTY CHILD CUSTODY STATUTE

The third party custody statute in DC enables an initial filing or intervention by the third party in the ongoing proceeding under the following conditions: THIRD PARTY CUSTODY I. A parent who has provided primary care of the child for … Continue reading

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