Abuse of Brain-Injured Americans Reveals Scandal

Abuse of Brain-Injured Americans Reveals Scandal

Suzonne Shivers via Bloomberg

Reginald Hicks, right, was taken to the cafeteria by a FINR employee and given solid food that lodged in his lungs and killed him last December, according to his daughter, Heather Hicks. Her father, a former mortgage worker injured in a car accident, had a care plan that called for tube feeding because he couldn’t swallow, she said. Autopsy findings cited aspiration of food and pneumonia as causes of death.