I entered hosp. for therapy & detox, 10 days. Therapist giving group sessions was on heroin. Patients mocked him because of nodding, talking delusional, always late, & holding sessions in a dark room because light hurt his eyes. We asked him about this and he tells us to shut up. Staff has a shut mouth until day 7, therapist is 3 hrs. late from lunch stoned & delusional. Supv. is finally alerted about therapist behavior then fired. Day 8. Patient takes a slip & fall in shower sustains severe head & neck injury. Staff busy calling boss not knowing how to treat injured patient with no success. I & another patient see what is happening, steps in to help injured. I'm in a rage because injured was in great pain crying, begging us to call 911. After many attempts to get staff to call 911, they did. 1 1/2 hr. later. Day 9. in group meeting therapist character assassinates me saying I was wrong for my actions, and he don't respects me. I asked for a Chaplin, a staff tells me I don't need to talk to him, rather join her church. We didn't get daily fitness that was on the schedule. Day 10 big bosses on site, tells me sorry and thanks. I left Hosp. very distraught-ed & sad, go get a drink.
It is not clear from your post who exactly was injured, but it appears that you were an observer rather than the injured party.
At the least, anyone injured should consult a lawyer about any injuries or abuse sustained.
Further, anyone can contact the licensing and regulatory authorities to report such abuse.
I agree with Mr. Hoffman, confusing set of facts as to who was injured. speak to a lawyer.
No attorney client relationship has been formed until you sign a representation agreement.
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