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Lansing State Journal Jan. 14, 2020 Advocates sue Lansing for not releasing records in investigation of patient death Sarah Lehr, Lansing State Journal Published Jan. 14, 2020 LANSING – The death of psychiatric patient at Sparrow Hospital has kicked off a legal fight between outside investigators and the city of Lansing.  Advocates filed a lawsuit Monday, alleging Lansing violated federal laws when the city failed to release police records.

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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...
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MPAS Files Motion for Permanent Injunction: Medilodge, Grand Blanc

MPAS has filed a motion for permanent injunction againt Medilodge of Grand Blanc. To read the entire motion, click here.  
Mark McWilliams from Michigan Protection & Advocacy Service talks Saturday at The Collateral Consequences of a Juvenile Adjudication at Lake Michigan College in Benton Township. Other speakers behind him are, from left, St. Joseph attorney Genell Laluna-Schaeffer and Grand Rapids attorney Heather Garretson.

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State Board of Education Approves New Policy to Limit Restraint and Seclusion in Schools

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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.

State says Grand Blanc nursing home not providing proper care

By Dominic Adams | March 13, 2017 at 5:00 PM Photo courtesy of GRAND BLANC, MI -- A Genesee County nursing home that is the subject of a federal lawsuit involving a...



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