Disability Rights of West Virginia

DoHS Seeks To Avoid Trial In Foster Care Lawsuit

The Department of Human Services has asked the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of West Virginia to decide a foster care lawsuit on a summary judgment.

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Man Held At Sharpe Hospital Sues State Officials

A patient at Sharpe Hospital has filed a lawsuit against the facility, its CEO and state health officials.

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A Winding Search For Accountability In The Starving Death Of Boone County Child

The advocacy organization representing those with disabilities in West Virginia has filed a notice of suit against Gov. Jim Justice, other top state officials and agencies.

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Lawmakers Search For Answers In Elderly Patient’s Boiling Death

The commission that oversees West Virginia’s state-run hospitals questioned state officials but received few answers following the January death of a man held at a state-run psychiatric facility.

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