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Case Name State of Connecticut Office of Protection and Advocacy for Persons With Disabilities v. Connecticut PB-CT-0003
Docket / Court 3:06-cv-00179 ( D. Conn. )
State/Territory Connecticut
Case Type(s) Disability Rights-Pub. Accom.
Public Benefits / Government Services
Special Collection Olmstead Cases
Attorney Organization Bazelon Center
Relman, Dane & Colfax
Case Summary
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Issues and Causes of Action
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Issues
Benefit Source
Medicaid
Content of Injunction
Monitoring
Reasonable Accommodation
Reporting
Defendant-type
Hospital/Health Department
Jurisdiction-wide
Disability
disability, unspecified
Integrated setting
Least restrictive environment
Mental impairment
Discrimination-basis
Disability (inc. reasonable accommodations)
General
Classification / placement
Confinement/isolation
Deinstitutionalization/decarceration
Habilitation (training/treatment)
Placement in mental health facilities
Public benefits (includes, e.g., in-state tuition, govt. jobs)
Recreation / Exercise
Rehabilitation
Medical/Mental Health
Intellectual disability/mental illness dual diagnosis
Medicare eligibility determination
Mental health care, general
Mental health care, unspecified
Mental Disability
Intellectual/developmental disability, unspecified
Mental Illness, Unspecified
Plaintiff Type
Private Plaintiff
State Plaintiff
Type of Facility
Government-run
Causes of Action Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 12111 et seq.
Section 504 (Rehabilitation Act), 29 U.S.C. § 701
Defendant(s) State of Connecticut
State of Connecticut Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services
State of Connecticut Department of Public Health
State of Connecticut Department of Social Services
Plaintiff Description State Agency suing on behalf of persons with mental illnesses who are housed in various nursing homes or in danger of being housed in them rather than being provided with community based treatment.
Indexed Lawyer Organizations Bazelon Center
Relman, Dane & Colfax
Class action status sought Yes
Class action status granted Yes
Filed Pro Se No
Prevailing Party Plaintiff
Public Int. Lawyer Yes
Nature of Relief Attorneys fees
Injunction / Injunctive-like Settlement
Source of Relief Settlement
Form of Settlement Court Approved Settlement or Consent Decree
Order Duration 2014 - 2018
Filing Year 2006
Case Closing Year 2018
Case Ongoing No
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  Office of Protection and Advocacy v. State of Conneticut
http://www.bazelon.org/opa-v-ct/
Date: 2017
By: The Bazelon Center
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Docket(s)
3:06−cv−00179 (D. Conn.)
PB-CT-0003-9000.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/21/2019
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
General Documents
Complaint
PB-CT-0003-0001.pdf | Detail
Date: 02/06/2006
First Amended Complaint [ECF# 123]
PB-CT-0003-0002.pdf | Detail
Date: 09/09/2008
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order and Opinion [Denying defendants' motions to dismiss and granting plaintiffs' motion for class certification] [ECF# 174] (706 F.Supp.2d 266) (D. Conn.)
PB-CT-0003-0004.pdf | WESTLAW| LEXIS | Detail
Date: 03/31/2010
ORDER RE MOTION TO AMEND [ECF# 188] (D. Conn.)
PB-CT-0003-0003.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/25/2010
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Settlement Agreement [ECF# 303-11]
PB-CT-0003-0005.pdf | Detail
Date: 06/17/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
Order Granting Class Settlement [ECF# 310] (D. Conn.)
PB-CT-0003-0006.pdf | Detail
Date: 07/02/2014
Source: PACER [Public Access to Court Electronic Records]
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Judges Martinez, Donna F. (D. Conn.) [Magistrate] show/hide docs
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Thompson, Alvin W. (D. Conn.) show/hide docs
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Plaintiff's Lawyers Alisberg, Nancy B. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Allen, Michael Gerhart (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Arnett, Jennifer (New York) show/hide docs
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Bossing, Lewis (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Curnin, Kevin J. (New York) show/hide docs
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Cushman, Catherine E. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Fiazuddin, Ajaz (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Krauss, Jill (New York) show/hide docs
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Pasquale, Ken (New York) show/hide docs
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Penn, Andrew S. (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Strauss, Joseph E. (New York) show/hide docs
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Walsman, Danielle A. (New York) show/hide docs
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Defendant's Lawyers Barber, Hugh (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Hoell, Jacqueline S. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Lynch, Richard J. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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McGovern, Rosemary Miller (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Ring, Thomas (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Salton, Henry A. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Shapiro, Daniel R. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Other Lawyers Maisels, Amanda (District of Columbia) show/hide docs
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Nash, Lauren M. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Pellegrino, Bernard A. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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Starble, Jonathan M. (Connecticut) show/hide docs
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