Florida is Reported to Lead the Nation in Child Abuse

Florida reportedly has the sad and disgraceful distinction of having the highest rate of child abuse of any state in the nation.

Twice the national average.

While Palm Beach County is allegedly not as bad as the rest of the state, that seems little cause for cheer.

Palm Beach County’s kids alone racked up $17 million in emergency room trips.

This should be sobering for those with family court cases involving children in this state.

Will 2009 see improvement?

Read more in this CBS TV 12 news article: Child Abuse Rate in Florida is Highest in Nation.