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Apr 15, 2016 3:39 PM

Lawsuit charging Belmont brain injury facility has been settled

LACONIA — The lawsuit charging Lakeview at the Meadows - a facility in Belmont that cares for people facing brain injuries, has been settled in just five months of the lawsuit's initial file.

The lawsuit regarding that Lakeview failed to prevent one resident from raping the other, was filed by Merrimack resident Richard Gravallese. Gravallese sued the facility after claiming that his wife Wendy Kay Gravallese who suffered from severe dementia and Lou Gehrig’s disease, was victimized by another patient who was known to be “sexually opportunistic” in April 2014.

The suit alleged that Lakeview housed Mrs. Gravallese, 51, on the same floor as a male resident who had a history of sexual behavior, despite knowing that she bumped people with her head and hips as a form of greeting.

According to the Laconia Citizen, on April 7 Gravallese's attorney Janet Dutcher notified the court that a settlement had been reached. The parties agreed that the docket was to be marked, “Neither party, no further action for same cause. No Interest, no costs and no attorney fees.”

With the docket, the case is terminated from the date of the stipulations in accordance with their terms.

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