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Air Force sergeant sues day care center for broken leg

A personal injury suit was filed against a day care center when it returned a two and a half month old baby to his parents with a broken leg and without informing the parents about the child’s injury. When the Air Force sergeant arrived at the center, his son was crying and screaming. An employee told the sergeant that his son “had been fussy all afternoon and that she suspected he may be in pain due to gas.” The crying and screaming continued for hours, and when the father noticed during a diaper change that one of the child’s legs was more swollen, he took his son to the hospital. There, doctors informed the sergeant that infant had suffered a spiral fracture in his leg. A lawyer for the family believes that “Somebody put hands on the kid and moved him around … there was a twisting movement that fractured the bone.”

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