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Pleasant Care Corp.

This is a settlement for the Nursing Homes lawsuit.

Following two deaths linked to inadequate care, the California Attorney General filed a lawsuit against the elder care facilities company. The suit claimed elder abuse and criminal negligence at Pleasant Care's 30 facilities in California. The nursing home chain must pay a $1.3 million settlement and are required to enhance staff training and increase the number of nurses for each patient. (Mar-09-06) [MERCURY NEWS]


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