A California woman said her infant son was taken by Child Protective Services, then given a full body medical test and thirteen vaccines without a warrant or parental consent.
This was done based on the recommendation of a doctor who has been sued repeatedly.
Rachel Bruno reached a $500,000 settlement in December with the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Office (LACSO) and two other settlements are near finalization.
"Before this, I assumed that if social services took your kids, you did something really bad," she said.
Instead, she learned she could do nothing and find herself at the mercy of untrained and reckless bureaucrats.
Bruno said she is diagnosed with seizures and needs uninterrupted sleep, so she hired a nanny, Shannon King, to watch her newborn, born in 2015, to watch him from 10PM to 6AM.
Her son was seven weeks old on July 8, 2015, when she was awoken at around 4AM. When she got to her son's room, she found King patting her son on the chest as he was lying face up in his crib. She sent King away.