This one is gonna leave a mark!!!
It’s official. Johns Hopkins All Children’s Hospital has been found liable for the medical kidnapping of Maya Kowalski, medical malpractice, billing fraud, and driving Beata Kowalski to suicide. In a groundbreaking decision, a Florida jury found the hospital liable for every charge brought forward by the plaintiffs and awarded compensatory damages in the amount of just over $211 million. Then they awarded $50 million in punitive damages against the hospital that colluded with DCS to falsely imprison a medically complex child over false allegations that her mother had Munchausen by Proxy.
Full article, HERE.
A lot of the backstory is covered HERE.
A member of my family has CRPS, so I know how much of a problem it is, and how much of a PITA it is dealing with doctors, pain management, et al, none of whom want to be ‘on the hook’ for treatment…
I can foresee this being another Oberlin case, taking years to wend through the courts, but I really hope they win in the end!