Tag: lawsuit

Agency agrees to $160,000 settlement in ADA lawsuit

An Atlanta-based home health agency will pay $160,000 to settle a disability discrimination lawsuit, according to an announcement last week from the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC). The lawsuit brought by the EEOC charged that Gentiva Health Services, doing business as Kindred at Home, learned that one of its employees suffered from Morton’s neuroma and […]

Lawsuit highlights social media issues in LTC

A lawsuit has been filed after an employee of a South Dakota nursing home posted nude photos of a resident on social media. The employee, Callie Jones, worked at Golden Living Center in Pierre, SD. Jones pleaded guilty and served three days in jail. Now, the lawsuit, filed on behalf of the now-deceased resident’s estate, […]