Mabel A. v. Woodard
This is a civil rights case against a DCFS case manager alleging that the case manager took no action in the face of knowledge that foster care children were being abused and neglected. One of the child plaintiffs suffered third degree burns on the soles of his feet.
FILE NO., COURT AND DATE FILED
97-C-1634 (N.D. Ill., Mar. 11, 1997)
1998 WL 42316 (N.D. Ill. Jan. 29, 1998); 1998 WL 214711 (N.D. Ill. Apr. 24, 1998)
ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFFS
Robert F. Harris
Office of the Cook County Public Guardian
69 W. Washington
Chicago, IL 60602
Fax: (312) 603-9946
HISTORY AND STATUS
The case was tried to a jury in May of 2001. The jury returned a verdict of $3,300,000 on behalf of plaintiffs in May of 2001. Subsequently, the parties settled the matter.