We’re hearing for the first time from the sick teenager at the center of a custody battle with the state of Massachusetts. Justina Pelletier was placed under state care over a year ago during a dispute between her family and officials over her medical diagnosis.
A Massachusetts judge granted the state permanent custody of a 15-year-old Connecticut girl who's at the center of a nationally-watched legal battle between her family and the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families. Justina's father, Lou, and her sister, Jennifer, sat down with Bill Hemmer.
A Connecticut family fighting for custody of their sick teenage daughter is forced to wait for answers after a judge delayed a ruling on her case again. Justina Pelletier, 15, has been a ward of the state of Massachusetts for over a year.
There’s an update in the controversial story of a sick Connecticut teenager who was taken away from her parents. The Boston Globe is reporting that a judge may allow Justina Pelletier to go home with her parents, but only under certain conditions.