Family sues Overland Park nursing home over mother’s death from COVID-19

A lawsuit filed by the son and daughter of Mae Lean Roark alleges that their mother acquired COVID-19 after being admitted to Garden Terrace at Overland Park in the spring of 2020. The suit accuses the facility of failing to adequately care for Roark as she became progressively more sick. She died in May 2020. Image via Garden Terrace at Overland Park website.

The family of a woman who died from COVID-19 last year while living at an Overland Park nursing home has now filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the home and its parent corporation.

The suit, filed by the son and daughter of Mae Lean Roark, accuses Garden Terrace at Overland Park of negligence.