COFFEYVILLE – (July 21, 2020) – The owner of a closed Caney nursing home has been fined for failing to protect patient and employee records, Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt said.James R. Laidler of Pittsburg, owner of Caney Guest Home, Inc., agreed Monday to pay $150,000 in civil penalties, plus $6,379.28 in investigative fees and expenses for violations of the Wayne Owen Act, which is part of the Kansas Consumer Protection Act. The consent judgment, which was approved Monday by District Judge Jeffrey Gossard of Montgomery County, also requires Caney Guest Home, Inc., to submit a plan for the secure destruction of the documents within 60 days. Gossard suspended $100,000 of the penalties on condition of compliance with the judgment.Schmidt filed...
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Caney nursing home operator fined for failing to protect patient, employee personal information