W. Ann Maggiore’s article, “Use of Force on Persons in Medical Emergencies,” examines the growing issue concerning the legal bounds of subduing a violent person by the use of force when that violent person may be mentally ill or cognitively impaired. In her article, Ms. Maggiore discusses the recent case of Estate of Corey Hill v. Miracle and its potential application to those employed in the Emergency Medical Services field.

Ms. Maggiore is a shareholder at Butt Thornton & Baehr and practices in the fields of medical malpractice defense, professional liability defense, heath care law, and civil rights defense.

“Use of Force on Persons in Medical Emergencies” can be accessed by clicking this link.