Illinois Jury Awards Landmark Verdict of $535 Million in Teenage Rape Case at Psychiatric Facility

CHAMPAIGN, Illinois – A teenage girl has been awarded a record-breaking $535 million by an Illinois jury after a psychiatric facility was found responsible for her rape by another patient. The girl, who was 13 years old at the time of the incident, was a patient at The Pavilion Behavioral Health System in Champaign, Illinois when a 16-year-old male patient raped her. The jury determined that the facility had failed in its duty to prevent the assault. According to the girl’s attorney, Tim Cronin of The Simon Law Firm, the boy was placed in a … Read more

New Hampshire Lawmakers Consider Gun Control Measures in Response to Psychiatric Hospital Shooting

CONCORD, New Hampshire – New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a series of gun law proposals following a deadly shooting at a psychiatric hospital last year. The bills, which were discussed on Friday, aim to address various issues such as mental health records, protection orders, and firearm carry laws. Advocates for the legislation argue that it is crucial to tackle mental health issues rather than focus solely on gun confiscation. The recommendations come in response to the tragic death of a security officer at the psychiatric hospital. During the public hearings, the associate medical director of … Read more