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Is My Child in an Abusive Institution?

Concerned Mother and Teen

When it comes to the health of today’s youth, the troubled teen industry may be one of its greatest threats. Largely unregulated, youth residential treatment facilities collect billions of dollars treating teens with behavioral problems. However, many people question the safety and effectiveness of such facilities. If you are a parent of a teen at … Continue reading

Three Ways to Fight Institutional Abuse

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Institutional abuse happens when a staff member or agent of an organization or care facility abuses their power over those in their care. This type of abuse can be financial, emotional, physical, mental or sexual. It can happen to seniors, the mentally impaired, adults, teenagers and children. Unfortunately, this abuse happens all too often, but … Continue reading

Sequel Youth and Family Services and the Troubled Teen Industry (Residential Treatment Program/Facility Abuse and Neglect)

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Sequel Youth and Family Services is one of many companies that operate facilities where parents and state officials across the country send at-risk youth for psychological treatment and educational services.  These facilities are operated by for-profit companies and get paid to house and supposedly rehabilitate these children.  Therapeutic residential treatment programs for teens have become … Continue reading

Tommy James Law Files Civil Lawsuit in LeBrawn Rankin Tragedy

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On April 6, 2018, Mobile Police and Fire-Rescue arrived at the Sandpiper Townhomes to find 8-year-old LeBrawn Rankin unresponsive and not breathing. His older sister was giving him CPR, but as authorities examined the boy, they determined he had passed. Signs around the boy’s body pointed toward neglect as a key factor in the boy’s … Continue reading

Does Your Vehicle Contain a Recalled Takata Airbag?

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Some of the largest automakers in the world recalled millions of vehicles that contain Takata’s defective airbag inflators, which could rupture without warning. When these inflators rupture, the metal casing fractures and spews shrapnel into the vehicle cabin. Takata airbag inflators are responsible for more than 20 deaths worldwide and countless injuries. If you live … Continue reading

Understanding Defective Guns and Gun Malfunctions

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Like any other manufactured product that requires manual operation, a firearm can become defective at any time, or can be purchased with a defect. There have been countless stories of fatal accidents involving guns that have gone off without anyone pulling the trigger. The popular firearm brand Remington was involved in a class action settlement … Continue reading

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