Class Action Status Sought For Suit Over Kids In Nursing HomesAttorneys for around 200 disabled children in nursing homes will ask a federal judge to give class-action status to a lawsuit alleging the state is putting the children in nursing homes unnecessarily and cutting services for their care at home.
Hearing Set In Case About Kids In Nursing Homes A federal judge will hear arguments Sept. 13 about whether a dispute involving disabled children being placed in nursing homes should become a class-action lawsuit.
Senate Hearing To Follow Lawsuit Over Kids In Nursing HomesThe chairwoman of a Senate committee says she will hold a hearing about the state's record of placing children with disabilities in nursing homes when the Legislature resumes committee meetings in September.

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