In West Virginia, Elizabeth Dawn Thornton and Christopher Washburn will face separate child abuse trials for the death of their baby boy, Constantine Alexander Washburn. Jury selection and opening statements have already taken place. The baby boy, Alex, died on May 31, 2008 at CAMC Women and Children’s Hospital in Charleston from severe brain injuries. The parents failed to seek medical attention and news stories report that a friend called an ambulance three days after the injuries occurred. Ms. Thornton was charged in June and Mr. Washburn was charged in September 2008.
DO YOU HAVE A SERIOUS OR CATASTROPHIC INJURY, SPINAL CORD INJURY, BRAIN INJURY, BURN, SHAKEN BABY SYNDROME, WRONGFUL DEATH OR CHILD ABUSE CASE OR LAWSUIT AND NEED A PERSONAL INJURY LAWYER OR ATTORNEY FOR A CHILD OR CHILDREN?
Address: Keane Law Firm, 530 Jackson Street, Second Floor, San Francisco, CA 94133
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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 co-Vice 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.