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Hospital Cannot Ban All Service Animals from Psych Ward Federal Judge Rules
August 8, 2013
Source: ABA Journal
Siding with a disabled woman who said she had to choose between getting the treatment she needs for her bipolar disorder and getting the help she needs from her highly trained service dog, Inglis, U.S. District Judge Ronald Whyte held last week that El Camino Hospital had violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by failing to do an individualized assessment of Inglis before banning the animal, reports Courthouse News.
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