LAS VEGAS (AP) — A Nevada jury put the state and a mental hospital administrator on the hook for close to $9 million in class-action damages for sending patients unaccompanied to states including California, Florida and Michigan.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — Nevada is agreeing to accept $300,000 to settle a lawsuit with an insurance provider that wouldn't pay a state claim to settle allegations of patient dumping with the city of San Francisco.
CARSON CITY, Nev. (AP) — A former Nevada psychiatric patient will get another chance to argue in state court that he was improperly discharged from a Las Vegas mental health facility and put on a bus to California.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court won't hear an appeal from Nevada over a lawsuit that claims the state wrongfully bused indigent psychiatric patients to San Francisco without paying the costs of their medical care.
BY AMY KINGSLEY -- Monday, Gov. Brian Sandoval publicly acknowledged that the state had put ten psychiatric patients on buses and sent them out of state, to places where they had no family members or arrangements for treatment.