Mass. agrees to pay $56m to settle Holyoke Soldiers’ Home lawsuit

84 veterans died of COVID-19 at facility; 84 more were infected

THE STATE HAS AGREED to pay $56 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by veterans who contracted COVID-19 and the families of veterans who died at the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home in a 2020 outbreak.  Tom Lesser, an attorney representing the veterans, announced at a hearing conducted by telephone on Thursday that the settlement(...)

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