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Saturday, May 17, 2014

Family of Wizard of Oz Actor Sues Caretaker

Mickey CarrollMickey Carroll’s family is suing Carroll’s caretaker, Linda Dodge, for taking $500,000 from him. Carroll is most well known for playing one the Wizard of Oz Munchkins. Carroll died in May of 2009 and had Alzheimer’s disease. The family argues that the caregiver isolated him from them and stole the money. Dodge argues that she cared for Carroll and that Carroll was competent financially.

See The Associated Press, Trial Focuses on ‘Wizard of Oz’ Actor’s Finances, ABC News, May 13, 2014.

Special thanks to Jim Hillhouse (Professional Legal Marketing (PLM, Inc.)) for bringing this article to my attention.

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