San Francisco Bay Area Foster Home Abuse Lawyers

If You Have Suffered Foster Home Abuse, Know Your Rights

Foster home abuse is  just one type of personal injury claim that we specialize in when fighting for our clients’ rights in court. For more about our personal injury services, please see our “Bay Area Personal Injury Attorney” page. Or for other types of personal injury claims we support, see the links below.

While sometimes foster home abuse is not discovered or reported right away, a victim can bring a lawsuit against an abuser even as an adult.

Approximately 800,000 children come in contact with the foster care system each year.  The United States Department of Health and Human has acknowledged that the system is a mess.  The result is that too many children are abused in the system and suffer serious physical injuries and lifelong emotional damage. There have been several recent large verdicts in foster home abuse cases in California and around the country. While sometimes foster home abuse is not discovered or reported right away, a victim can bring a lawsuit against an abuser even as an adult.

Sadly, some people become foster parents to receive money from the state, not to provide a caring, loving household for a child.  Inexcusably the state sometimes doesn’t do the proper background checks and investigation before placing a child into a foster home.  Unfortunately, it is the child who ends up suffering from physical and sexual abuse.

Venardi Zurada LLP attorneys can help you bring a case against your abuser and against the state. Even if many years have passed since you experienced the abuse, our San Francisco Bay Area foster home abuse lawyers can help you receive the compensation you deserve for the state’s negligence and the abuse you endured.  If we accept your case we will

Why You Should Choose Our Attorneys to Help You

  • We have served the San Francisco Bay Area for over 35 years
  • Honored with SuperLawyer, AV Rating, Top 100 Trial Attorney Awards
  • Respected by opposing counsel, feared by insurance companies, followed by jurors
  • Multi-million dollar verdicts and settlements; recovered tens of millions for our clients

Call Venardi Zurada LLP and our neglect and abuse attorneys will show you, not just tell you.  Our professional colleagues, experts, opponents, insurance companies and judges all know us as tough, hard-working, smart and strategic professionals that tear into big and tough cases and drive our strategy to maximize the results of each client matter.



If you have been injured due to the negligence of another, please call our Bay Area personal injury law firm at (935) 937-3900 or submit the form to the right for a free case review.

If we are able to take your case, there is never any fee or expense to you of any kind until you get paid! That means we pay all litigation costs which you will not be required to pay back, and we only get paid if you get paid.

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