Jamal Sutherland’s family sues behavioral health hospital, mental health providers

Charleston, South Carolina (WCSC) – The family of a man who died in custody at the Charleston County Jail has filed a lawsuit against a lowercountry mental health facility. Jamal Sutherland, 31, died after Charleston County deputies attempted to forcibly remove him from his cell so he could attend an assault charge hearing on the … Read more

‘This is unacceptable‘ | Lawsuit filed against mental health agency for denying access to abuse, neglect records

Jackson, MS (WLBT) – The state agency that advocates for people with disabilities has sued the Mississippi Department of Mental Health for denying them access to abuse and neglect records. Disability Rights Mississippi (DRMS) says it has federal authority to investigate incidents of abuse and neglect of persons with disabilities and access records needed for … Read more