Two nonprofit organizations responsible for oversight of the state’s foster care system are accused of negligence in recently-filed Florida sexual abuse lawsuits. South Florida sexual abuse attorney

According to the Orlando Sun Sentinel, two school-aged girls alleged they were placed into the home of a man who repeatedly molested them and video recorded them in their bedrooms. Earlier this year, he pleaded guilty to federal criminal charges related to those acts.

Like many Florida sexual abuse lawsuits filed in civil court, this claim is not directly against the perpetrator. Instead, it is filed against organizations purported to have a duty to use reasonable care in protecting the plaintiffs and prevent them from becoming victims in the first place.