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Class Action Denied in Lawsuit for Children Placed in Nursing Homes

September 25, 2013
Source: Miami Herald

The lawsuit, filed last year on behalf of several plaintiffs, contends that Florida has violated the Americans with Disabilities Act by placing children with complex medical needs in nursing homes instead of providing services in the children’s homes and communities. Lawyers for the plaintiffs sought to make the case a class action on behalf of more than 3,300 children who are in nursing homes or at risk of such placements.

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