Oh, that's in the works. My husband thinks however it's bad to mention
lawsuit when I am going in for surgery, since he thinks it'll affect my
quality of care. If they don't allow Gillis in, I won't push it, but after
I'm out, they ARE being sued. They've made me so mad, it's going to happen.
At 12:28 PM 7/11/99 -0500, you wrote:
>It is against the law to disallow a service dog access to their master.
>Mention this and ask if their hospital could possibly operate without
>A lawsuit would render them ineligible for Medicare
> funds, I think.
> >I am scheduled to go into the hospital on July 16th to have the baclofen
> >pump installed. The University of Washington Medical Center was asked a
> >month ago for their Service Dog policy, and I have yet to see it. I keep
> >telling the hospital that I AM bringing my Doberman Pinscher to the
> >hospital to stay with me, and some people say it's okay, and some say NO!
> >But, I can't get a straight answer, and a friend of mine, after 3 weeks of
> >having her dog with her, was told to have her dog removed and NOT have him
> >come back. She knows it's because of another disabled person who let their
> >dog run around OFF-LEAD and under no control. It's NOT fair to us who are
> >responsible, and I NEED my dog with me (according to the Pre-Surgery clinic
> >nurse), I won't need my dog because people will be caring for me.
> >Dana Marshall
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