Our lawyers stand up for those with mental and physical disabilities.

“A consumer was restrained on many occasions with heavy blankets piled on top of him, even covering his head. Multiple staff sat on him, even sleeping on top of him, for long periods of time while playing on their phones.”

“A consumer was repeatedly sprayed with a water hose outside of his residence and in full view of his neighbors as punishment for noncompliance of staff directives.”

A report released by WVDHHR OHFLAC details the horrible abuse endured by those with mental disabilities in West Virginia Behavioral Health Centers. Our most vulnerable deserve better.

A 19-year-old requiring direct care at all times ingested antifreeze and was provided no care

A person who needed care was repeatedly sprayed with a water hose outside of his residence “for noncompliance of staff directives” The abuse was captured on video.

A person with disabilities was repeatedly restrained with heavy blankets piled on top of him, even covering his head. Staff sat on him for long periods of time, sometimes sleeping or playing on their phones.

A report released by the West Virginia Department of Health and Human Services Office of Health Facility Licensure and Certification details the abuse endued by West Virginia residents with mental and intellectual disabilities.

Our most vulnerable population deserves better.

The experienced trial lawyers at Preston & Salango stand up for the rights of those with physical and mental disabilities. We’re not afraid to take on the abusers and those in power to level the playing field.

If your loved one has been subjected to abuse at a West Virginia Behavioral Health Center, call Preston & Salango. Our experienced team has recovered millions of dollars for those with special needs who have been subjected to abuse and neglect.

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