Residents of troubled Syracuse nursing home may get $640 checks under settlement

SYRACUSE, N.Y. ( – About 450 people who lived in Bishop Rehabilitation and Nursing Center between Dec. 15, 2017 and June 13, 2018 could get payments averaging $640 under the terms of a settlement that has received preliminary approval in Onondaga County Supreme Court.

The class action lawsuit settlement requires the owner of the nursing home, formerly known as James Square, to pay $495,000, about $300,000 of which will go to residents and former residents. Continue Reading.