Massachusetts AG to Appeal Toss of Landmark COVID-19 Neglect Case

By on February 4, 2022

The Massachusetts Attorney General will appeal a state court decision to dismiss a landmark criminal case against the operators of a state nursing home. In November 2021, the Hampden County Superior Court dismissed charges against the Massachusetts nursing home’s former superintendent and former medical director. According to this Law360 article, McDermott Partner Mark Pearlstein, who conducted a report into the facility’s deaths, called the leadership decisions at the home “baffling.”

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Mark Pearlstein
Mark W. Pearlstein concentrates his practice on white-collar criminal defense, the defense of actions brought by the US Securities and Exchange Commission, complex commercial litigation, arbitration and internal investigations. Previously, he was the partner-in-charge of the Boston office and served as head of the Boston Trial Department. Mark is also a member of the Firm-wide Management Committee. Read Mark Pearlstein's full bio.




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