May 17, 2022

Miami

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Jury agrees with Miami-Dade woman’s claim of Baker Act misuse

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A federal jury awarded a woman in Miami-Dade County $520,000 in damages for physical and mental harm after she claimed she was wrongly institutionalized for a psychological examination under the Baker Act, a state law that allows for emergency mental health services.

Miami News Source: WPLG Local 10

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