Nursing Home Neglect Leads To $2 Million Settlement

A nursing home has agreed to settle a lawsuit by paying $2 million. The lawsuit stemmed from failure to provide basic needs to patients. The facility was found to be understaffed, causing the failures to aid patients in eating, showering, drinking and toileting.

Of the $2 million, $1.25 million will go to the state to provide funding for more better oversight of facilities. There will also be a task force created to revamp current regulations that do not allow for as much For more, read the story