ALBANY, NY – A federal judge in New York on April 15 found that a nursing home plaintiff may pursue a private action under the Federal Nursing Home Reform Amendments (FNHRA) against a county-run nursing home, finding that FNHRA does not bar such claims under 42 U.S. Code Section 1983 (Daniel J. Pantalone, et al. v. County of Fulton, et al., No. 6:10cv913, N.D. N.Y.; 2011 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 41233).
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