NY 2d Dept Panel Holds Foster Parents Cannot Be Sued by Their Children for Negligent Supervision

McCabe v. Dutchess County (full text from NYLJ)

In Holodook v. Spencer (36 NY2d 35), the Court of Appeals held that a child does not have a legally cognizable claim for damages against his parent for negligent supervision. One question presented to us in this appeal is whether a child may assert such a claim against his foster parent. We answer this question in the negative.

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