Published on:

Class Action Filed Against Nursing Home

A class action lawsuit was filed in King County, Washington against a company that owns 15 nursing homes. The company, Extendicare Homes, Inc., is a subsidiary of Milwaukee-based Extendicare Health Services which owns nursing homes in Milwaukee. The suit claims that customers are lured in with false advertising and charged for services that are not provided. The main focus of the suit is nursing home fraud. The nursing home suit has been filed by The Garcia Law Firm of Long Beach, California and Stritmatter, Kessler, Whelan, Coluccio of Seattle, Washington. A representative from the Garcia Law firm stated that he believes it is corporate strategy and policy to maximize profits at the expense of the elderly. To read the full story, click here.