Clinic Refused Service to HIV Positive Patient

A St Louis eating disorders clinic has settled a claim for $140,000 after refusing service to a HIV positive patient.

Castlewood Treatment Center had delayed an applicant for months before suggesting she could be admitted if she had blood drawn offsite.

FTCA clinics should be mindful of the rise in these types of claims and require all employees to participate in anti-discrimination training. Contact today to discuss better protecting your organization from the costs of litigation.