Suit accuses nursing home operator of intentional understaffing
Residents of several Alden nursing homes in the city and suburbs filed a lawsuit Tuesday accusing the company of endangering residents by understaffing facilities, leading to illness and injury.
The suit, which seeks class-action status, names six Alden facilities -- three in Chicago and one each in Cicero, Harvey and McHenry -- that house about 1,400 people combined.
Representatives of Alden didn't return a message seeking comment.
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