Yolanda Bell v. Anne M. Heishman, No. 17-2368 (4th Cir. 2018)

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UNPUBLISHED UNITED STATES COURT OF APPEALS FOR THE FOURTH CIRCUIT No. 17-2368 YOLANDA BELL, Plaintiff - Appellant, v. ANNE M. HEISHMAN; KENNETH LABOWITZ; SABEN JOHNSTON, Esquire; BLANKENSHIP & KEITH; INOVA HEALTH CARE SERVICES, d/b/a INOVA Fairfax Hospital; BEVERLY ENTERPRISES, VIRGINIA, INC., d/b/a Golden Living Centers-Sleepy Hollow; SHARON LAGONZO, Executive Director - Envoy of Alexandria, Defendants - Appellees. Appeal from the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Virginia, at Alexandria. Anthony John Trenga, District Judge. (1:17-cv-00430-AJT-TCB) Submitted: October 23, 2018 Decided: October 25, 2018 Before NIEMEYER, KING, and WYNN, Circuit Judges. Affirmed by unpublished per curiam opinion. Yolanda Bell, Appellant Pro Se. Laurie Kirkland, BLANKINGSHIP & KEITH, PC, Fairfax, Virginia; Mark Sheridan Brennan, Sr., VANDEVENTER BLACK, LLP, Richmond, Virginia; Andrew Biondi, SANDS ANDERSON, PC, Richmond, Virginia, for Appellees. Unpublished opinions are not binding precedent in this circuit. PER CURIAM: Yolanda Bell appeals the district court’s order denying relief on her civil action challenging the health care decisions made by Appellees on behalf of Bell’s incapacitated adult sister. We have reviewed the record and find no reversible error. Accordingly, we grant leave to proceed in forma pauperis and affirm for the reasons stated by the district court. Bell v. Heishman, No. 1:17-cv-00430-AJT-TCB (E.D. Va. Oct. 3, 2017). We dispense with oral argument because the facts and legal contentions are adequately presented in the materials before this court and argument would not aid the decisional process. AFFIRMED 2