South Gate, CA asked in Civil Litigation and Criminal Law for Nebraska

Q: My nephew was brutally assaulted by a 14 yr old in foster care. Who is responsible criminally & financially?

My nephew endured hundreds of sutures to his face neck and legs from stab wounds. He also had a metal plate placed in his jaw to repair it. This person has admitted & laughed about them doing this on Facebook & to friends. There is an investigation (small town) underway but seems to be going nowhere... my sister &. Nephew are devistated...can the state be held accountable for this delinquents actions? Who is responsible for the medical bills?

1 Lawyer Answer
Brendan Michael Kelly
Brendan Michael Kelly
  • Criminal Law Lawyer
  • Omaha, NE
  • Licensed in Nebraska

A: Yes the state can be held accountable for the medical bills and for the action of the kid who assaulted the boy. Get a lawyer and they will be able to help.

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