Kansas City Nursing Home Coronavirus Lawsuits Coming Soon

An important legal note that shouldn't be downplayed and sets a costly precedent for more local facilities.

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Judge rules Riverbend is not immune from wrongful death lawsuits

KANSAS CITY, Kan. - A federal judge has ruled against Riverbend Post Acute Rehabilitation's request to be granted immunity from wrongful death lawsuits. At least 12 lawsuits have been filed against the Kansas City, Kansas, facility where several residents have died from COVID-19. The lawsuits claim the facility was negligent and didn't follow infection control protocols.