Lawrenceville Nursing Home Facing Fine; Requesting Hearing

   A Lawrenceville nursing home is facing a fine from the Illinois Department of Public Health. The Department reports that the United Methodist Village in Lawrenceville was $25,000 for Class “A” violations. The Department of Public Health classifies an “A” violation as one that creates a condition in which there is a substantial probability that death or serious mental or physical harm will result or has resulted. Attorney Nick Lynn out of Chicago is representing the United Methodist Village. Lynn says the United Methodist Village is denying the allegations and has requested a hearing with the Illinois Department of Public Health. A full list of nursing homes that were cited for first quarter violations is available at