Groups say development in abuse suit against Vt.

MONTPELIER – Vermont Legal Aid and Disability Rights Vermont are planning to announce the details of a settlement with the state Adult Protective Services Division.

The two groups will hold a press conference today in Montpelier.

The groups filed the lawsuit last December, saying Adult Protective Services routinely violates the law that requires it to begin investigating reports of abuse, neglect and financial exploitation of vulnerable adults within 48 hours of receiving them.

The state had filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit.

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Groups say development in abuse suit against Vt.

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One Response to “Groups say development in abuse suit against Vt.”

  1. StandUp Says:

    Of course the state would motion to dismiss the suit. But, are they breaking the law? That's the question.

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