Jeanette Maples’ Dad Sues DHS
PORTLAND, OR — A Portland attorney says the state is to blame for the death of Jeanette Maples, a Eugene teen who was killed by her mother. David Paul filed a lawsuit on behalf of the estate of Jeanette Maples. Paul says his goal in taking the Department of Human Services (DHS) to trial will be to scrutinize what state workers knew, when they knew it, and what was done to prevent this tragedy.
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