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Suit: Doctor’s flawed report of child abuse shattered family

South Carolina Lawyers Weekly July 5, 2106 By: Phillip Bantz  X-rays revealing fractured bones in 5-week-old twins spurred a hospital pediatrician to report the babies’ parents to the South Carolina Department of Social Services and Richland County Sheriff’s Department for suspected child abuse. The doctor’s report set in motion a bureaucratic thresher that ripped apart Michael…

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Comments on settlement in teen’s death gets judge suspended

BY SEANNA ADCOX, Associated Press COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Supreme Court has suspended a judge who wrote on his Facebook page that a family’s $2 million settlement after an officer fatally shot their son was “all about the money.” Justices unanimously accepted a six-month suspension for Oconee County Probate Judge Kenneth Johns. But Wednesday’s filing is…

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