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AARP Joins Antipsychotic-Drug Lawsuit in Ventura

AARP has joined a class-action lawsuit alleging that a physician at a Ventura County nursing home -- the Ventura Convalescent Hospital -- violated state law when he administered antipsychotic drugs to residents without obtaining their consent or the consent of their families. The case could involve as many as 100 plaintiffs.

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