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Nursing home owner is already facing several lawsuits over Hurricane Ida evacuation – NOLA.com

It’s only been a week since 843 nursing home residents were rescued from a partially flooded warehouse in Tangipahoa Parish where they were living in squalor after Hurricane Ida, but the lawsuits are already piling up.At least four separate lawsuits have been filed this week in Orleans, Jefferson and East Baton Rouge parishes over the ordeal, each of them naming Bob Dean and the seven nursing homes he owns as defendants. The suits make a number of claims against Dean, but a persistent theme across them is that Dean violated the bill of rights that’s enshrined in state law for …

 

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