Lauren James http://wamc.org en Trial in Mass. Foster Care Abuse Suit Begins http://wamc.org/post/trial-mass-foster-care-abuse-suit-begins <p>BOSTON (AP) — Testimony has begun in a class-action lawsuit alleging that thousands of Massachusetts children in foster care have been abused and neglected.</p><p>The first witness Tuesday was a young woman who spent years in multiple foster homes.</p><p>Lauren James said she often did not get enough to eat, was forced to scrub floors and prescribed up to five psychiatric drugs at a time.</p><p> Wed, 23 Jan 2013 02:00:00 +0000 Lucas Willard 56268 at http://wamc.org Trial in Mass. Foster Care Abuse Suit Begins