Lawsuit Alleges Privatizing Care Would Put Mentally Disabled Adults in Virginia Would Put Patients at Risk

An attorney with the Shapiro, Washburn & Sharplaw firm recently wrote about a pending federal lawsuit filed by advocates for keeping state-run run treatment facilities for mentally disabled adults in Virginia (VA) operating past 2020. Reports published by state agencies and independent organzations document an alarming increases in abuse and neglect incidents at such long-term…

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