Autistic man who allegedly attacked young child not arrested

ABERDEEN, Wash. — The mother of a 3-year-old boy is furious that a man wasn’t arrested after he allegedly assaulted the child at an Aberdeen playground.The suspect is developmentally disabled, and prosecutors say that presents a challenging legal issue.Three-year-old Matthew Svoboda was playing at the park Tuesday when things got ugly. The boy’s family claims… Read More Autistic man who allegedly attacked young child not arrested

Atos benefit claimants face biased medical assessments, doctor alleges

Medical assessments of benefit applicants at Atos Healthcare were designed to incorrectly assess claimants as being fit for work, one of the company’s former senior doctors has claimed. Greg Wood, a GP who worked at the company as a senior adviser on mental health issues, said claimants were not assessed in an “even-handed way”, that… Read More Atos benefit claimants face biased medical assessments, doctor alleges