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Adoptive parents win $13.5 million for boy’s hidden history

Published on December 13, 2023 at 2:43 pm

The adoptive parents of a boy were awarded $13.5 million in damages against a Jacksonville organization because it failed to disclose important facts about the child’s history and mental health diagnoses.

Attorney Justin Grosz represented the family in the case against Jewish Family and Community Services Inc.

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According to Michelle Griffith, who works with Grosz, JFCS did not disclose the boy’s “significant” mental health diagnoses and behavioral issues during the adoption process.

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author image Marcela joined News4Jax in 2023. She grew up in Mexico and eventually moved to California to pursue her dream of becoming a journalist. She is a San Diego State University alumna who has many years of experience in TV and digital journalism.
author image Marcela joined News4Jax in 2023. She grew up in Mexico and eventually moved to California to pursue her dream of becoming a journalist. She is a San Diego State University alumna who has many years of experience in TV and digital journalism.

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