San Francisco Threatens to Sue Nevada Over Patient Dumping

Today's burning question: Can one state give a bunch (let's say 500 or so) of it's homeless psychiatric patients a one-way bus ticket to a major city in another state to help reduce its costs of caring for these patients?

Answer: That is what the city of San Francisco is alleging that the state of Nevada has done… and the SF folks are none too happy about it… nor are the Feds…

About Curt Varone

Curt Varone has over 40 years of fire service experience and 30 as a practicing attorney licensed in both Rhode Island and Maine. His background includes 29 years as a career firefighter in Providence (retiring as a Deputy Assistant Chief), as well as volunteer and paid on call experience. He is the author of two books: Legal Considerations for Fire and Emergency Services, (2006, 2nd ed. 2011, 3rd ed. 2014) and Fire Officer's Legal Handbook (2007), and is a contributing editor for Firehouse Magazine writing the Fire Law column.
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