Ravenell v. State of Washington DSHS – $2,100,000 Settlement for DSHS Negligence
About the case
DSHS failed to investigate allegations of abuse reported by a father in mother’s home. 3-year old boy, Michael Kekoa Ravenell, was beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend, who DSHS failed to learn from its own computer database was a chronic abuser of children.
- Settlement: $2,100,000
- Pierce County, No. 09-2-11229-6
- State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services (DSHS)