Category: False Allegations

October 9, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Welcome back and thanks for joining us again. We’ve been discussing Child Abuse Pediatricians, and what happens to families when they misdiagnose injuries and symptoms in children as abuse. As we shared with you in the previous article, the story of the Timmerman family in Houston, Texas, provides a very clear example of what can…

September 26, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Welcome back and thanks for joining us. We’ve been looking at the consequences of making false allegations of child abuse, and looking at a current case here in Michigan that deals with that exact scenario. As we mentioned in the previous article, Terry Starr, the former principal of Cherryland Middle School in Elk Rapids, is…

September 24, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

People sometimes lie. They cheat, and steal, and say whatever they think someone else needs to hear in order to get what they want out of a situation. It’s a sad truth, but one that we all have to acknowledge if we’re going to survive in the world today. Thankfully this doesn’t apply to everyone,…

March 21, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Welcome back and thanks for joining us again. As we mentioned earlier, accusing someone of child abuse causes devastation to people’s lives in ways that can’t be quantified. Ruining someone’s reputation can affect their friendships with loved one forever. It can mean they lose out on job opportunities, community standing, and the respect of their…

March 19, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

When someone claims that a child has been abused, chances are, your first thought isn’t “Well, that might not be true!” Most people, when they hear about child abuse or neglect, assume that where there’s smoke, there must be a fire. It’s a mindset that’s very widespread in our culture, and yet it’s proving to…

February 8, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

If you’re just stumbling across this article, then chances are you’re looking for information about Child Abuse Pediatricians and the unchecked power they hold over families in Michigan. Well, you’ve come to the right place, but we highly recommend that you take a minute to read the first article we wrote a few days ago,…

February 6, 2019 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

Put a white lab coat on someone, hand them a clipboard, and drape a stethoscope around their neck and suddenly everyone stops to listen to what they have to say. Why? Because most of us are trained from childhood to pay attention to doctors. After all, they know what they’re talking about. They’ve gone to…

August 20, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  One of the greatest challenges people in certain professions face, is when someone else doing the same work is convicted of a work-related crime. When a cop is charged with excessive use of force, it changes the way people interact with other officers, even if they had nothing to do with the incident. If…

April 4, 2018 Abuse and Neglect Attorney

  When Jim Duncan noticed that his infant son, Kody, wasn’t using the left side of his body as well as he used his right, and he seemed to be in pain, he did what any decent parent would – he took his baby to the E.R. But instead of an explanation, Duncan uncovered a…