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Child Sex Abuse Lawyer Ft Lauderdale Florida

1776 N. Pine Island Road, Suite 222
Fort Lauderdale Florida 33322
Talenfeld Law’s attorneys have decades of experience fighting for the rights of foster children and at-risk minors who have suffered personal injury, wrongful death or other damages while under the care and custody of state agencies including the Florida Department of Children & Families, its lead agencies, case management agencies, their contracted care providers and other other institutional care or treatment settings.
The firm was founded to represent children who have been harmed by the system pursue damage awards, wrongful death claims and other legal causes of action for personal injury. Our attorneys are known nationally for achieving multimillion dollar awards, verdicts and settlements and delivering precedent-setting rulings.
Founding partner Howard Talenfeld has been recognized nationally for his work with foster care class actions, civil rights class actions and damages claims. The firm’s creative legal strategies have successfully helped children who are physically abused, sexually abused, or neglected under the care of the state and its contracted private providers while in foster care and other child welfare settings.
Our team of five attorneys has secured millions of dollars in verdicts and settlements for abused, disabled and injured children. Our lawsuits, settlements and case rulings have not only delivered damage awards to children injured or harmed under the state’s care, but our novel approaches have also led to successes that have helped change case law. Most importantly, the proceeds of these recoveries are used to fund trusts and structured settlement to ensure the children are protected throughout their lives, long after DCF and these agencies have abandoned them.