Justina Pelletier Sues Boston Children's Hospital for Civil Rights Violations and M


Many of you likely remember the story of Justina Pelletier. At 14 years old, she was taken from her parent's care and basically held hostage for 16 months in a locked psych ward at Boston Children's hospital because the doctors there disagreed with her diagnosis of mitochondrial disease.

Hospitals seem to think they have this kind of authority more and more these days in all sorts of complex medical situations where there is much disagreement regarding causes and treatment. It is NOT OKAY to remove these children from caring homes for this reason. I hope she puts them out of business.

Press Release

Justina Pelletier Sues Boston Children's Hospital and Alice Newton for Civil Rights Violations and Medical Malpractice
Contact: Rev. Patrick Mahoney, 540-538-4741

BOSTON, Feb. 24, 2016 /Christian Newswire/ -- Justina, the Pelletier family and Justina's legal team will hold a news conference to discuss the lawsuit on Thursday, February 25, at 11:00 A.M.

The news conference will be held in the Massachusetts State House in room 437.

At the news conference, Justina Pelletier and her family will be sharing as well as members of her legal team.

Justina was wrongfully and unjustly removed from her family by Boston Children's Hospital and the State of Massachusetts in 2013 which ignited a national debate as well as a media and political firestorm concerning parental rights, medical abuse and the overreach of courts and governmental agencies.

Justina is being represented by the KJC Law Firm in Boston, Massachusetts.

Rev. Patrick Mahoney, spiritual advisor and spokesperson for the Pelletier family, states;
"For almost 18 months, Justina Pelletier and her family had to endure emotional, physical, spiritual and psychological suffering and pain along with major civil rights violations because of the incompetence, neglect and malpractice of Boston Children's Hospital.

"This lawsuit holds Boston Children's hospital accountable for their mistreatment of Justina and will ensure that no child or family ever has to endure again the nightmare the Pelletier family experienced."
Lou Pelletier, the father of Justina comments;
"It's time for parents and children not to be fearful of going to a hospital with a complicated medical history and worrying that their children might be taken because they don't agree with the diagnosis."
Justina Pelletier adds:
"This should never happen to another family or child ever again."
The KJC Law Firm states;
"Lou, Linda, and Justina Pelletier, who ignited national debate and a media firestorm when Justina was, at age fourteen, wrongfully taken from her family by Boston Children's Hospital and officials from the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, have served a 35 page complaint on Boston Children's Hospital.

"The law suit alleges that Alice Newton, M.D., Jurriaan Peters, M.D. and Simona Bujourneau, M.D. committed medical malpractice and violated Justina's and her parents' civil rights when they sought to have her parents' custody rights terminated after the parents refused to agree to Children's Hospital's radical 'treatment plan' for their child."
For more information please contact:
Rev. Patrick Mahoney 540.538.4741


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