Family of newborn taken after birth sues hospital, Native American tribe

Creatas/Thinkstock(KENDALL, Fla.) — The family of a newborn who was taken from a hospital after she was born is suing the Native American tribe who sent an officer to take her as well as the hospital, which they claim was negligent in allowing the infant to be discharged.

On March 18, the baby girl, named Ingrid, was taken from West Kendall Baptist Hospital in Kendall, Florida, by a Miccosukee Tribe police officer who presented hospital staff with a tribal court order to obtain custody of the baby.

Lawyers for Ingrid’s parents, Justin Johnson and Rebecca Sanders, filed the lawsuit Friday morning against …read more