Thursday, February 26, 2015

PSA: CA Advocates for Nursing Home Reform

Marilyn Young, 88, was recovering from a stroke at a skilled nursing facility in Monterey when she was sexually assaulted and contracted a painful sexually transmitted disease. When Young sued, the facility’s corporate owner tried to force the case into arbitration, a forum that tilts the scales of justice in favor of corporations. What follows is a testimony to persistence of Young’s attorneys to do the right thing for an elderly woman who has suffered a terrible wrong.

Kathryn Stebner, Kirsten M. Fish and Valerie McGinty, 2014 Street Fighter of the Year Finalists