A Mississippi teen has filed a lawsuit against Canopy Children’s Solutions for being forced to get a Gardasil vaccine. According to the complaint, the 16-year-old girl was injected with the vaccine 43 days after she was admitted without the consent of the girl or the mother.
The lawsuit named Case Manager Travys Velez as the one who allegedly threatened the girl that she'll never see her family that weekend if she did not agree to get vaccinated. After learning about the incident, the mother removed her daughter from the Canopy Children’s Solutions' care.
A 16-year-old girl from Mississippi was physically forced to receive the Gardasil 9 HPV vaccine against her will and the will of her mother.
A lawsuit filed earlier in the month against Canopy Children’s Solutions, a children’s mental health facility, alleges that the girl was injected with the Gardasil vaccine whilst being pinned down screaming.
Vaccineimpact.com reports: The 16 year old girl, B.L.G., is the daughter of Autumn Bailey. In February of 2017, B.L.G. was allegedly evaluated by Canopy due to previous suicide attempts. She allegedly had a past history of depression, anxiety disorder, and seizures.
After her evaluation, it was determined that B.L.G. needed comprehensive inpatient psychiatric treatment.
Upon admission, the facility requested consent to provide B.L.G. with immunization injections. The mother, Autumn Bailey, refused to give consent. According to the lawsuit, she specifically stated that she did not want her daughter, a minor, to receive the HPV vaccine. Ms. Bailey was concerned about potential side effects, particularly sterilization and reproductive health.
In addition, both mom and daughter were provided with Canopy’s “Notice of Rights” which included the right to be involved in medical decisions, and the right to refuse medical treatment.
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