A woman lost custody of her son due to false accusations of neglect by seven children’s social workers who work for Los Angeles County, an attorney told a jury Monday, but a lawyer for the defendants said the employees took appropriate action because the boy was not being properly fed.

Attorney Shawn McMillan, representing 40-year-old plaintiff Rafaelina Duval, and defense attorney Tomas Guterres gave their assessments during opening statements in trial of Duval’s Los Angeles Superior Court lawsuit. She alleges her child, identified in her court papers only as R.D., was taken from her without a warrant even though no emergency existed.

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