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NJ Division of Youth and Family Services (Agency For Child Protection) Challenges Adverse $166M Award For Negligent Placement

Initial story on $166M Award For Negligent Placement here: http://gdm-law.com/index.php?page=blog&display=258

Per the N.J. Law Journal:

"New Jersey's child-protection agency is seeking to overturn or reduce a $166 million verdict against it for a boy beaten to the point of disability after child-welfare agents failed to take him from an abusive parent.


"Plaintiff attorneys on Thursday filed opposition papers to the state's motions, and a hearing is scheduled for Jan. 17.


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'[Plaintiff] demanded $60 million, but [DYFS] returned with a $10 million counteroffer two days before the verdict, which was rejected."

Full article after the jump...