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Connecticut pays $ 9 million in psychiatric hospital abuse proceedings

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Connecticut Judgehas settled $ 9 million between a male brother who has been repeatedly abused in the state's most secure mental hospital. Approved. ..

In 2017, an abuse scandal involving patient William Shehadi at Whiting Forensic Hospital arrested 10 employees, dismissed about 30 workers, and dismissed patients, including people. Reforms have been made at the state-owned facility in Middletown to be treated. Acquitted because of madness.

Shehadi and his brother Albert Shehadi's lawyer, Antonio Ponvert III, said the state court proceedings settled the highest amount ever paid to one person. Several employees sued by Albert Shehadi in federal court also agreed to a private settlement.

Our goal in filing these proceedings inis to rely on abusers and state authorities for treatment and care, very vulnerable humans. Was to take responsibility for the torture of the people, "says Pombert. statement.

Also, as part of a state proceeding, a former chief executive officer of Whiting settled for $ 100,000, according to court documents.

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The state Attorney General's office on behalf of Whiting issued a statement saying, "This is a very difficult case and the state and the parties can move forward as it has been resolved."

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Judge Barbara Belis approved the settlement on Tuesday after receiving legislative approval earlier this year.

William Shehadi was admitted to the hospital in 1995 after being acquitted for madness in themurder of his father in Greenwich.

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According to Pombert, the camera was taken by William Shehadi. It is said that more than 50 cases of abuse were recorded. Rotating the groin on Shehadi's face, the worker sprinkles him with liquid, throws food at him, and causes him to wear a diaper on his head.