O.B. v. Norwood, Northern District of Illinois and Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals

Executive Summary

Class of children with disabilities and complex medical needs enrolled in Medicaid in Illinois challenged the Medicaid agency’s failure to provide or arrange for medically necessary in-home nursing services, as required by Medicaid’s Early and Periodic, Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment requirements and the Americans with Disabilities Act. Absent sufficient in-home nursing hours, children were required to live in institutions and hospitals, or to suffer at home, putting their own health and safety at risk and placing severe strain on their families.

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Legal Documents

District Court

Complaint

Plaintiffs’ Memo in Support of Class Certification

Plaintiffs’ Memo in Support of Preliminary Injunction

Defendant’s Memo in Support of Motion to Dismiss

Defendant’s Opposition to Class Certification

Defendant’s Opposition to Preliminary Injunction – Exhibit A

Plaintiffs’ Reply in Support of Preliminary Injunction

Plaintiffs’ Response to Motion to Dismiss

Defendant’s Reply in Support of Motion to Dismiss – Exhibit A

Opinion on Preliminary Injunction and Motion to Dismiss

Plaintiffs’ Reply in Support of Class Certification

Defendant’s Response in Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Proposed Preliminary Injunction

Preliminary Injunction Order

Order on Class Certification

Plaintiffs’ Motion to Enforce Preliminary Injunction

Order on Motion to Enforce Preliminary Injunction

Answer

Plaintiffs’ Second Motion to Enforce Preliminary Injunction

Plaintiffs’ Motion to Supplement Preliminary Injunction

Defendants’ Opposition to Plaintiffs’ Motion to Enforce and Supplement Preliminary Injunction

Plaintiffs Reply in Support of Motion to Enforce

Plaintiffs’ Reply in Support of Motion to Modify

Plaintiffs’ Motion to Modify Preliminary Injunction

Court of Appeals

Brief of Defendant-Appellant

Plaintiffs-Appellees’ Brief

Reply Brief of Defendant-Appellant

Opinion

Last Updated 6/26/19

 

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