Allegheny County settles with parents improperly accused of child abuse

"Allegheny County has paid a $35,000 settlement to parents who say a UPMC doctor misdiagnosed their infant son's bruises as abuse and not a medical condition.

According to the complaint, filed in March in federal court against the county and the doctor, the 6-month-old baby's pediatrician noticed four bruises on him during a July 2015 wellness check."

- by Keith Hodan, Trib Total Media.  Photo courtesy - By Dllu - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0,

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