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I have been to a mental health floor at a hospital 7 times…

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I have been to a mental health floor at a hospital 7 times and i keepted telling them i didnt want to hurt myself or anyone and kept me there for 3 weeks 5 times

Lawyer's Assistant: What state are you in? It matters because laws vary by location.

Ny

Lawyer's Assistant: Has anything been filed or reported?

I dont think soo

Lawyer's Assistant: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?

The abused me to they

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Under New York law, they cannot hold you against your will or they cannot give you treatment if you refuse treatment. They would have to have a court order to to do that, and you would have the right to object before they get the court order. Therefore, their actions are most likely illegal and you have a damages claim agasint the mental health hospital under New York law.

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