Parents of a six-year-old girl in New Haven, Connecticut will file a lawsuit alleging the state’s Department of Children and Families violated their rights when they refused to provide a blood test for their daughter, the Associated Press reports.
The Connecticut Daily Times reports that the complaint, filed Wednesday in Connecticut Superior Court, seeks damages for breach of contract, breach of confidentiality, violation of the Connecticut Children’s Rights Act, breach or negligent supervision, negligence, violation or abuse of parental rights, and negligence by a public servant.
The state’s Office of the Attorney General’s Office has not yet received the lawsuit.
The suit, filed in state Superior Court on Friday, claims the department “failed to follow established procedures to ensure that the test results of a child were accurate and accurate.”
The lawsuit, which was first reported by ABC News, alleges that state investigators discovered the girl’s blood sample was missing a test in March and the girl was tested for the condition in June.
The AP reports that a family member notified the department’s office of concerns in late March, and a subsequent blood test in June indicated that the sample was false.
The girl’s mother, Rachel Kline, who has not been identified by the AP, told the Daily Times that she “took it personally” and filed a wrongful termination complaint against the department on July 17.
“My son was born on July 19.
She was born in June, and I knew it,” Kline said.
“They were just so rude, and then, you know, they told us she was false, and they just made us feel like it was our fault.”
Kline’s complaint alleges that the department did not follow standard protocol to determine if the girl had been tested for blood, and the department informed the mother in the summer that her daughter was not tested.
The mother, who is the biological mother of the child, filed the lawsuit on behalf of her daughter and asks for a permanent injunction to prevent the department from providing the blood test.
She says she has never been tested before and was unaware of the condition that caused the missing test results.
Kline and her daughter have not been able to access her daughter’s blood because of the missing sample, according to the Daily Mail.
The lawsuit says the department is responsible for providing a blood sample for the child if the department determines that there is a “reasonable probability that the blood is missing.”
Klines lawsuit also alleges that her department “filed false, inaccurate and maliciously defamatory and/or misleading statements about my child.”
KLINE’S MOM SAYS SHE DIDN’T KNOW ABOUT ‘HELPING NEEDLES’ Kline says she had no idea that her child had an abnormally low blood pressure when she visited the doctor to get an ultrasound in the early hours of July 17 and found her blood pressure had increased to 180/90 mmHg.
She told the doctor she didn’t know about the help she needed and was concerned about the boy’s condition, according the Daily News.
The Daily Mail reports that when she called her son’s doctor, the doctor “told Kline she did not know about helping needles and said it would be OK if she took him to the doctor’s office.”
The doctor “was not prepared to help her in any way, and that is what he did.
It was clear that he did not think the boy had a problem, nor did he have any idea what she was going through,” Klines lawyer, Michael J. Shaffer, told ABC News.
Klines attorney said he believes her daughter has been in a state of “mental trauma” since the July 17 blood test and that she is suffering from depression and anxiety.
Shiff said the Department of Health has told him that they are “aware of the allegations” and that Klines “is being supported in her lawsuit.”
KLIN’S OWN DRUG USE: THE PARENT WHO BEGAN TO DISCOVER HER PARENTS DRUG-SURVIVOR ARTICLE “When she was three, she was diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a developmental disorder that can affect a child’s ability to control their own emotions and can lead to severe anxiety,” KLine’s attorney told ABC affiliate WTNH.
“She has struggled with anxiety since she was a baby, and her parents were concerned she might have a problem with drugs.
She also had trouble with her eyesight.”
KLine has had to “fight through the pain of having her vision compromised and her vision impaired by multiple medications,” according to a news release from her attorney.
KLine said her parents “wanted to protect her” and told her they were “so sorry” that her blood had tested positive for a drug called methylprednisolone.
KLINE IS NOW IN HOSPITAL A TEENAGE MENTAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER TELLS HER FAMILY THE ONLY WAY SHE