Suit Over Calif. Law On Nursing Homes' Outsourcing Nixed

Law360, Los Angeles (November 5, 2013, 10:58 PM EST) -- A California federal judge shut down a nursing home advocacy group’s lawsuit against the state for its policy allowing health care companies to delegate management of nursing homes to outsiders, saying Tuesday that the group lacked Article III standing.

U.S. District Judge Jon S. Tigar wrote that California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform Inc. did not sufficiently prove it had the standing necessary to bring a suit under federal jurisdiction, because it couldn’t clearly prove that the alleged harm done to nursing home residents was a...
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