Omnicare Sues Nursing Home Owner Over Alleged $28M Debt

Law360, Chicago (August 11, 2014, 1:46 PM EDT) -- Omnicare Inc. sued a prominent nursing home operator in Illinois court on Friday, alleging his facilities have failed to pay the company for more than $28 million of pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies over the past decade.

Eric A. Rothner and dozens of nursing homes that he owns or controls have been "consistently delinquent" in paying Omnicare, violating a host of purchase contracts between the parties, the Des Plaines, Illinois-based pharmacy company alleges in a complaint filed in Cook County Circuit Court.

According to the suit, while Rothner has claimed that he no longer controls many of the nursing homes at...

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