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Child placement agency not vicariously liable for foster parents’ negligence (access required)

Where a child placement agency did not exercise sufficient control over foster parents to be held vicariously liable for their alleged negligence, the mother of the child placed in home could not sue the agency for wrongful death. Background The Circuit Court of Mingo County, West Virginia, removed Ashley Blankenship’s daughter Aubree from her custody the day ...