TITLE

Woman involuntarily committed suffers mental anguish--$65,000 verdict awarded

AUTHOR(S)
Bachman, Radha V.; Gruszka, Suzanne
PUB. DATE
April 2011
SOURCE
Healthcare Risk Management;Apr2011 Supplement, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses a court case wherein a 28-year-old single woman, who was involuntarily committed to a behavioral health center, and was awarded 65,000 dollars in damages after a Louisiana jury found that the applicable standard of care had been breached by her psychologist.
ACCESSION #
59985355

 

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