Freedom from abuse and neglect

In 2014, people found Not Guilty by Reason of Insanity (“NGRI”) and sent to the state psychiatric hospitals for treatment brought a lawsuit against the Department of Social and Health Services (“DSHS”). Ross v. Inslee, No. CV-14-00130-TOR (E.D. Wash., 2014). The named plaintiffs are six...
by Andy JonesFebruary 6, 2017
  by Andy JonesJanuary 24, 2017 Chester Maples, a then 34-year-old man with developmental disabilities, resided at the Verdant Vista Nursing Facility. In 2009, he committed suicide by inhaling the contents of a fire extinguisher. Earlier that same month he had made two other attempts to end his...

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