Robert and Kimberly Tyler* were in the hospital with their 11-yr-old daughter Sophia. Sophia was battling a potentially fatal inflammation of the heart’s valves and lining. She would have to undergo open-heart surgery. As the hospital was preparing Sophia for surgery, a nurse came into the hospital room and told Robert and Kimberly that she […]
Tag: medical decisions
More and more, doctors are asking parents of children or teens to leave the room so the doctor can speak privately with the child. While the parent or the child can insist that the parent stays, being asked to step out raises a question in the mind of most parents: “Can my child even legally […]
Have you ever wondered what questions child protective services (CPS) asks children when they conduct an investigation? Across the country, most CPS investigations begin the same way: a social worker asks (or demands) to talk to the parents, privately interview the children, and inspect the home. In almost every case we handle, when the social […]
Hospital staff thought the Noconas were not following doctors orders and immediately reported them to CPS.
On Christmas morning in 2016, as 18-year-old Alyssa Gilderhus began to open her gifts, she suffered a life-threatening brain aneurysm.
A member family from Oregon recently contacted us after their child, a minor, visited the doctor. While there, the child was asked to sign a document entitled “Limited Disclosure Authorization.” The document authorized the doctor to disclose a limited amount of the child’s medical information to the parents. Of course, this document raised a question […]
Colin Gunn, producer/director of Wait Till It’s Free, recently interviewed Heritage Defense attorney Bradley Pierce about medical neglect, the state of parental rights, and more.
When her newborn son Carson did not take to breastfeeding, Alorah Gellerson began feeding him a vitamin-fortified goat milk baby formula. When her doctor found out, the doctor reported Mrs. Gellerson to the Maine Department of Health and Human Services. CPS then got involved. She came in and threatened to take him away and put […]