My girlfriend drove me to the hospital on Sunday because I was drinking and she was worried about my blood pressure. The dr wrote that she said that I wanted to commit suicide. We live together. She never made that statement. The hospital director refused to give me a reason for the act. I didn't find out until I was in a psychiatric ward. She called immediately and said she never made the statement. The hospital refused to identify the dr. Also they were asking me questions about me being there 3 years ago. The psychiatric ward was trying to get me to take lithium and get me to admit to alcohol withdrawal. I was released after I filled a grievance on the social worker.
You may have a claim but it could be difficult to prove. That doesn't mean that you shouldn't try. This sort of thing can cause huge longterm effects including limitations on your right to bear arms. If you've been improperly committed you should discuss it with an attorney who can weigh the options.
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