Month: January 2016

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Virginia lawmaker’s wrongful death lawsuit is about justice

$6 million lawsuit hopes to spur change in state’s mental-health system Virginia State Sen. R. Creigh Deeds recently filed a $6 million wrongful death lawsuit against the state, Rockbridge Area Community Services Board, and a mental health evaluator. The plaintiff’s lawsuit alleges gross negligence by the defendants for their inability to find a hospital bed […]
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DC man dies after firefighters sent to wrong address

Tragic death highlights continuing problems with DCFD response A 67 year-old man died after firefighters responded to the call for help by going to the wrong house. Last Sunday, firefighters encountered police on the 400 block of 60th Street NE responding to a different call. DC Police, assuming DCFD were responding to the same call, […]
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Police rule hospital patient's death a homicide

74 year old man died after altercation with hospital security In September 2015, an elderly man died after a fight with security guards at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Now, police are calling his death a homicide. The D.C. Medical Examiner’s Office recently determined the patient suffered blunt force trauma to the neck, cervical spinal cord […]
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