Andrea Gandara in The Deal: COVID-19 Lawsuits Could Force Nursing Homes Into Ch. 11 Stays

Andrea Gandara in The Deal: COVID-19 Lawsuits Could Force Nursing Homes Into Ch. 11 Stays

Andrea Gandara in The Deal: COVID-19 Lawsuits Could Force Nursing Homes Into Ch. 11 Stays 150 150 Computer Help

Holley Driggs Shareholder Andrea Gandara talked with The Deal about nursing homes and long-term care facilities dealing with litigation for alleged Covid-19-related deaths of patients and residents may soon begin seeking bankruptcy protection. Specifically, she noted, “Nursing homes and long-term care facilities could be forced into court if they have significant increases in the amount of money they must spend to defend against claims for Covid-19 deaths and infections or pay for personal protective equipment to safeguard employees and patients, which in turn may impact their ability to pay creditors. Filing bankruptcy is a way to harness all creditors in a single forum and try to address all issues in one proceeding.” The Deal, 6/8/20. Read Full Article

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