Year: 1991 Source: Star Tribune, (May 9 1991), p.5Bw SIEC No: 19910407

This newspaper article describes the case of a psychiatric patient who was undergoing chemical dependency treatment in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The man attempted suicide whille in the open chemical dependency unit. No suicide assessment had been performed. He was awarded more than $400,000 for his injuries, while the hospital was found guilty of negligence. (VM)