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Listen: Maya Kowalski and attorney discuss her story of 'medical imprisonment'

Maya Kowalski's high-profile case was spotlighted in the Netflix documentary "Take Care of Maya."

Maya Kowalski talks about her landmark case, profiled in a Netflix documentary, on WJCT's First Coast Connect along with the Ponte Vedra attorney who led her legal team.

Last month, a Johns Hopkins All Children's Hospital in St. Petersburg faced a staggering $261 million settlement after allegations of “medically kidnapping” a 10-year-old girl.

The high-profile case, spotlighted in the Netflix documentary "Take Care of Maya," results from the 2016 controversial treatments for a child’s rare pain disorder and led to accusations of child abuse against the parents.

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The plaintiff in the case, Maya Kowalski, now 17, talks about the case with WJCT's "First Coast Connect," along with Greg Anderson, the Ponte Vedra attorney who led Maya’s legal team in the landmark case.

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With the holiday season in full swing, travel is on everyone’s mind. This year, as in recent ones, we’ll experience a shortage of commercial airline pilots. Two people who know about this issue discuss it in the studio, Matt Tuohy of Jacksonville University's School of Aviation and aviation student Savannah Panting.

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Kathy Waterman