Published in Physician Law Weekly, June 2nd, 2004
The suit filed in U.S. District Court in Fort Myers named the Department of Children & Families (DCF) and Liberty Behavioral Health Corp., the company contracted to run the Florida Civil Commitment Center in Arcadia.
The suit claims Liberty Behavioral Health is short staffed and fails to provide adequate, individualized treatment. Some detainees spend as little as 2 hours per week in treatment, according to the suit.
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