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The Michigan Protection and Advocacy Service - a state-appointed group assigned to investigate allegations of abuse and neglect against people with disabilities - has filed a lawsuit against Medilodge of Grand Blanc after receiving a complaint regarding a patient's care.

Abuse allegations tied to nursing home death leads to federal lawsuit

By Dominic Adams | dadams5@mlive.com The Flint Journal March 07, 2017 Photo: Courtesy of MLive.com GRAND BLANC, MI -- A nursing home faces a federal lawsuit over records in connection to a man who...

Passage of Restraint and Seclusion Legislation

Mark McWilliams, Director of Public Policy at Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS), on Passage of Restraint and Seclusion Legislation: "MPAS would like to thank Lieutenant Governor...

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. Priorities and Objectives for FY 2017

To comment on our priorities, please take our Priorities Survey. Priority 1:  Eliminate abuse and neglect Individuals with disabilities will not be subjected to restraint or seclusion. Individuals...

Substantiated Abuse and Neglect Complaints in Michigan Care Facilities

Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service, Inc. (MPAS) files complaints against licensed or certified health care professionals involved in abusive and neglectful incidents in nursing homes and...
A family is gearing up to fight a school district that is suing them over their desire to keep their special needs son in his school.

2015 Teacher of the Year now fighting district over her son's educational rights

This article orginally appeared on WXYZ by Kim Russel. 7:09 PM, May 24, 2016 10:09 AM, May 25, 2016 WALLED LAKE, Mich. (WXYZ) - Last year she was celebrated by her district - named 2015 Michigan...

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