In Jacksonville, Florida, a baby girl suffered serious head and other injuries. According to an article in the Florida Times Union (Jacksonville, Florida), Jason Shegog, age 28, and his fiancee, Victoria Pursley, age 29, were charged with child neglect for injuries that resulted from Jason Shegog shaking the 6 week old child.
In Florida and other States, parenting classes are not mandated when having a child. Despite news stories, public service announcements, as well as the availability advice from family, extended family, and the community. Shaking a baby is not a way to discipline a child of any age. You can read more about this story at Police Report: Make Shakes Baby and Causes Severe Head Injuries.
This Article was posted to the Florida Child Injury Lawyer Blog.