From Miami Florida again-study shows guardianships have little oversight and a lot of problems

MaryGSykes.com

http://www.miaminewtimes.com/news/floridas-guardians-often-exploit-the-vulnerable-residents-theyre-supposed-to-protect-6395605

A telling and chilling quote from the article, where one woman contracted brain tape worms from eating tainted meat served by her employer, she received a multi million dollar settlement, but lives in a dilapidated apartment with a “professional guardian” in charge of all her money.

“Deep inside me, I knew something wasn’t right with what they did,” Waters says. “But they have neckties and license to do what they did… I didn’t know how to handle the system.”

This is just another case where the attorneys, their case managers and supervisors, tied in nurses, etc. get paid hundreds of dollars per hour, while leaving the “ward” in dilapidated housing, no access to their funds, often isolated from friends and family, and then it’s drain, drain, drain the estate.

In hindsight, there were conflicts of interest from the beginning. For Royal Caribbean, placing a stranger in charge of her…

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