Murray Parents Association And Others File Federal Lawsuit To Block Closure Of Murray Developmental Center
The President of the Murray Parents Association and one of the plaintiffs, Rita Winkeler, says the hope and goal of the lawsuit is to ensure the continued services to the developmentally disabled in appropriate settings, including without limitation, institutional care as may be required for the individual recipient of such services and to ensure their rights to continue to receive the services in an appropriate and safe location. She reports the immediate goal is to stop all closure activities at the Murray Center.
The suit has been filed in U.S. District Court in Chicago by the Chicago law firm Shefsky and Froelich.
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