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Federal court rules $1 billion nursing home case can proceed, ties alleged poor management to IL gubernatorial candidate

Federal court rules $1 billion nursing home case can proceed, ties alleged poor management to IL gubernatorial candidate

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A legal case involving $1 billion in wrongful death and other judgments against a bankrupt nursing home company can proceed, a federal court has ruled. The matter involves private equity firm GTCR, which was helmed by current Illinois Republican gubernatorial candidate Bruce Rauner.

A $1 billion verdict sends a pretty strong message

A $1 billion verdict sends a pretty strong message

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It's a fact of life that people tend to have more balance problems as they age. As a result, falling is a real risk that many of our oldest citizens routinely face. Providing the kind of care that prevents or at least minimizes fall risks can be expensive. But as a furious jury just showed, the cost of an inadequate response to this challenge can be much higher.