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Kindred Healthcare is a national company operating hospitals, rehabilitation facilities, skilled nursing facilities, nursing homes and other long term care facilities. Kindred has faced multiple medical malpractice lawsuits alleging malpractice, negligence and wrongful death. Patients and their families have successfully recovered settlements from Kindred due to alleged mistreatment or neglect inside Kindred facilities.
Our patient neglect attorneys have years of experience suing Kindred in negligence cases.
If you believe your loved one has suffered a preventable injury or wrongful death while a patient at a Kindred facility, call our dedicated, experienced and compassionate attorneys today. We always provide free consultations and we can educate you on your legal rights.
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Kindred’s Corporate History
Initially, Kindred Healthcare was known as Vencor, Inc. Founded in 1985, Vencor declared bankruptcy and changed its name to Kindred Healthcare in 2001. Kindred also went public on the New York Stock Exchange the same year, 2001.
Towards the end of 2017, it was announced that Kindred would be acquired for a whopping $4.1 billion. This purchase of Kindred Healthcare was done by private equity capital. Kindred’s ‘corporate insiders’ were paid about $29.1 million as part of the deal. In June 29, 2018, Kindred was removed from the New York Stock Exchange and transitioned to a private owned corporation.
Legal Troubles for Kindred Healthcare
Lawsuits vs. Kindred
Kindred Healthcare has been sued by families for negligence and wrongful death. Additionally, Kindred has faced legal scrutiny from the government and whistleblower suits.
Kindred agreed to pay a $12 million settlement in a class action lawsuit for violation of labor laws.
Kindred was sued by the federal government in a False Claims Act violation. Kindred agreed to pay $125 million to resolve the lawsuit, which alleged Kindred submitted false billing for unnecessary services.
Kindred resolved a case for $16.5 million involving wage and hour violations.
Negligence Lawsuits vs. Kindred Healthcare
Thousands of families have sued Kindred hospitals, Kindred rehabilitation facilities and Kindred nursing homes for negligence, malpractice and wrongful death.
Although there are a number of viable causes of action against Kindred, many of these lawsuits involve allegations of:
- Bed sores, pressure ulcers or wound infections.
- Patient falls and unexplained fractures.
- Medication mistakes and accidental prescription overdoses.
- Failure to timely respond to a patient in distress.
Our attorneys have experience handling cases involving the above injuries. Let our lawyers guide you on your journey to justice.
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Our attorneys offer a no-obligation, completely free case consultation. Call us now to learn more about your rights following an injury or death inside a Kindred facility.
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*Each Kindred case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or indicate an expected outcome on your particular case. The above prior Kindred lawsuit information is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice from an attorney. This individual Kindred Healthcare case information above is publicly filed information gathered from the publicly filed complaint. This information and these cases are not the work of this law firm. The contents of this website should not be construed as legal advice on any specific fact or circumstance. Your receipt of such information does not create an attorney-client relationship with this law firm or any of its lawyers. You should not act or rely on any of the information contained herein without seeking professional legal advice. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a Kindred nursing home, assisted living facility or medical facility.