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Illinois Black, Latino Nursing Home Deaths Linked to Overcrowding

Apr 30 2021 // Overcrowding at some Illinois nursing homes caused a disproportionate number of preventable deaths among Black and Latino residents living in those facilities, state officials say. The Department of Healthcare and Family...

Minnesota Nursing Home Fined $27K After Employee’s Coronavirus Death

Apr 27 2021 // A suburban Minneapolis nursing home has paid the state’s largest fine for a coronavirus-related safety violation after an employee contracted COVID-19 and died. State Labor Department inspection files show Sholom...

Nursing Home in Washington Paying $8M in Sexual Assault Suit

Apr 9 2021 // A Seattle nursing home’s insurer has agreed to pay $8 million to settle a lawsuit brought on behalf of a disabled woman who was sexually assaulted while in the facility’s care. Foss Home and Village agreed to...

California Suing Major Nursing Home Operator

Mar 17 2021 // California’s attorney general and local officials sued the nation’s largest senior living home operator Monday, alleging the company misled consumers on quality ratings and broke laws intended to protect...

Virus Limits for Businesses, Nursing Homes Eased in Michigan

Mar 4 2021 // Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has announced the further loosening of Michigan’s coronavirus restrictions, easing capacity limits in restaurants and a host of other businesses while also allowing for larger indoor and outdoor...

French Families Join Class Action After Thousands of COVID Deaths in Nursing Homes

Mar 4 2021 // PARIS – A Paris court [held] a hearing Wednesday in a class-action effort to hold French health authorities and companies accountable after thousands with the virus died in nursing homes, and families were locked out and...

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