Superior Court Recognizes Breach of Fiduciary Duty Against State and Contractors in Cases Involving Failure to Protect Children

Senior litigation shareholder Mike Lewis published the following piece in the NH Bar News on developing trends in the area of state civil rights practice, focusing on two major decisions issued by the NH Superior Court in the past year.  Attorney Lewis describes and examines how these decisions apply the doctrine of fiduciary duty.  He then predicts how these cases will continue to impact future litigation over the state’s unresolved child abuse and neglect crisis.