Verdict in favor of Psychiatrist for admitting teen to psychiatric facility for over 3 months allegedly against his will

John Langhenry successfully defended a psychiatrist who admitted a 17-year-old patient to a psychiatric facility for 114 days with a diagnosis of behavior disorder.  Plaintiff alleged that the psychiatrist did not fully inform the patient or his parents of his rights.  Defendant denied the allegations and maintained that the admission was appropriate.

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