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Welcome to the Walsh v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc. Settlement Website

The Notice pertains to the settlement of a class action lawsuit entitled Hazel Walsh, et al. v. Kindred Healthcare, Inc., et al., case number 3:11-CV-00050-JSW, in United States District Court, Northern District of California, San Francisco Division (the "Lawsuit"). The Settlement Class Members include all persons who resided in one or more of the following facilities between November 23, 2006 and April 15, 2013 (the "Resident Class"), or, if such a resident is now deceased, his or her heir or legal successor-in-interest (the "Successor Class Members").

List of Facilities
Bay View Nursing and Rehabilitation Center Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Tunnell
Canyonwood Nursing and Rehab Center Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Siena
Care Center of Rossmoor, d/b/a Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation, Walnut Creek Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation- Lawton
Fifth Avenue Healthcare Center Greenbrae Care Center, LLC, d/b/a Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Larkspur
Golden Gate Healthcare Center Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Foothill
Nineteenth Avenue Healthcare Center Kindred Nursing and Transitional-Pacific Coast
Santa Cruz Healthcare Center Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Ygnacio Valley
Smith Ranch Care Center Kindred Nursing and Rehabilitation-Medical Hill
Valley Gardens Healthcare & Rehabilitation Center Kindred Nursing and Healthcare-Livermore, f/k/a Hacienda Care Center
Victorian Healthcare Center Kindred Nursing and Healthcare-Bayberry
Kindred Transitional Care and Rehabilitation-Village Square

The settlement also covers all persons who resided in Kindred Healthcare Center of Orange or Alta Vista Healthcare & Wellness Centre from November 23, 2006 through September 30, 2009. The Lawsuit was filed against the above-referenced Facilities and Kindred Healthcare, Inc., Kindred Healthcare Operating, Inc., California Nursing Centers, LLC, Kindred Nursing Centers West, LLC, and Hillhaven-MSC Partnership (collectively, "Defendants").


Plaintiffs allege that Defendants failed to meet California's minimum and adequate nurse staffing requirements during the above times (defined, "Settlement Class Period"). Defendants deny these allegations. After multiple mediation sessions the parties agreed to settle the Lawsuit. The Court preliminarily approved the settlement and the Notice.

Although the information in this website is intended to assist you, it does not replace the information contained in the Class Notice or the Settlement Agreement, both of which can be downloaded from this website.