elder abuse http://wfpl.org en Company's Withdrawal Restarts Battle Between Nursing Homes and Legal System http://wfpl.org/post/companys-withdrawal-restarts-battle-between-nursing-homes-and-legal-system <p>A prominent nursing home company is ending its operations in Kentucky, and the decision has reignited a battle between the nursing home industry and legal professionals.</p><p>Earlier this week, <a href="http://www.extendicare.com/" target="_blank">Extendicare </a>announced plans to lease its Kentucky nursing homes. The company said too many unnecessary lawsuits were being filed for operations to continue in the state.</p><p>Kentucky has grown into a senior living hub, and many big companies like&nbsp;Altria and Kindred have corporate&nbsp;headquarters&nbsp;in the state.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 May 2012 17:53:11 +0000 Kenny Colston 485 at http://wfpl.org