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The Appellate Division, Fourth Department, M. Dolores Denman courthouse in Rochester The Appellate Division, Fourth Department, M. Dolores Denman courthouse in Rochester, New York. (Courtesy photo)

An upstate foster care organization owed a duty of care to a young, biological child who was sexually assaulted by a teenager the child’s parents had adopted, after it failed to give the parents the “full history” of the foster child’s sexually inappropriate behavior and animal abuse, a state appeals court has ruled.

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Jason Grant

Jason Grant is a staff writer covering legal stories and cases for the New York Law Journal, the National Law Journal and Law.com, and a former practicing attorney. He's written and reported previously for the New York Times, the Star-Ledger, the L.A. Times and other publications. Contact him at [email protected] On Twitter, pls find him @JasonBarrGrant

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