Dec. 23, 2022 – Casey N. v. County of Orange (4th Dist., Div. 3, G059917)

Mother sued the County of Orange and two employees of the Agency for violation of her civil rights to familial association (42 USC 1983). The Court of Appeal affirms the jury’s decision finding in mother’s favor and awarding her damages. The court reiterates the need for sufficient and appropriate training for all Agency employees and the “absolute necessity of complete, accurate, and honest reports by the Agency in dependency cases.”