Grace Healthcare Understaffing Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Closed

Closed Settlement Statement:

According to court documents, the claim submission deadline has passed. Please contact the claims administrator if you have any questions.

Case Summary:

Grace Healthcare has agreed to settle combined lawsuits alleging that it chronically understaffed its nursing homes in Benton and Maumelle, Arkansas, leading to insufficient patient care. The complaint for this class action charges that Grace violated the Arkansas Deceptive Trade Practices Act, the Residents’ Rights Act, and the Resident’s Admission Agreement for the nursing home. 

Docket Number:


Company: Benton Investments & Associates LLC

Filing Deadline: September 26, 2017

Class Period: February 1, 2007 to June 10, 2010

Objection Deadline: August 16, 2017

Exclusion Deadline: August 16, 2017

Final Approval Hearing: September 5, 2017

Proof of Purchase:

For residents who are still living, filling out the Status and Benefit Form is sufficient. For residents who are deceased, proof that the filer has the right to make a claim on behalf of the resident, as well as other documentation, is required.


You may be eligible if you were a resident at the Grace Healthcare Nursing Homes in Benton or Maumelle Arkansas, between February 1, 2007 and June 10, 2010.

If the resident is deceased, the benefit will be paid to the resident’s estate or one or more of the resident’s heirs. See the Case Documents page of the settlement website for the Status and Benefit Form, the Affidavit for Collection of Small Estate, and the ACA 28-41-101.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Class members or their heirs will receive $44.00 for each day the Resident stayed at either of the Grace Healthcare Nursing Homes during the Class Period

Total Settlement Amount: $8,384,112

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:


Law Firms:
Campbell Law Firm PA
Ludwig Law Firm PLC
Reddick Moss PLLC

Claim Form: Status and Benefit Form

Case Name: Hooker v. Maumelle Investments and Associates, et al.

Settlement Website: Grace Healthcare Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Mark W. Nichols

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

Grace Healthcare Settlement Administrator
Mark W. Nichols
P.O. Box 165266
Little Rock, AR 72216
(501) 475-8601

Tags: Nursing Homes, Understaffing/Insufficient Care