In Florida, 15-year-old Michael Brewer is critically injured from burns sustained during an assault. A witness reported that five boys set Michael on fire using rubbing alcohol and a lighter. The assault happened at Deerfield Beach apartment complex. The burning took place after a conflict arose between the boys over a video game and a failed attempt to steal a bike from the injured boy’s family. The Broward County Sherriff’s Department is handling the investigation. The boys face charges that may be handled in adult court. The boy that ignited the fire with a lighter faces attempted second-degree murder.
The Keane Law Firm seeks to raise public awareness about child burn injuries, child abuse prevention and the rights of children that have been catastrophically injured. Please call the office or visit our website for a consultation. Our library contains information and resources for burn victims.
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Attorney Christopher Keane has devoted his Bay Area practice to representing children whose lives have been irrevocably altered by abuse, neglect, injury, or death. He is a member of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (SFCAPC), and is currently serving as the President on their Board of Directors. The prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers has awarded Christopher Keane a top rating and, reflecting his dedication to professional excellence. In addition, Mr. Keane is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum Top Trial Lawyers in America, listed in the top 500 Plaintiff's attorneys in America by Lawdragon.com and as a principal member of Keane Law has acted as lead plaintiff’s lawyer on a number of successful multi-million dollar cases.