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Families of LifeLine residents plan to sue state

Families of LifeLine residents plan to sue state

Relatives of a 10-year-old disabled foster child who died at an Anne Arundel County group home last month and the guardian of another resident whose inadequate care there led to a serious illness have filed notice that they intend to sue the state for failing to supervise the facility's operator.

An attorney for the two former residents of LifeLine Inc.'s Laurel-area group home said he sent a formal notice to the state treasurer's office that he intends to seek monetary damages for each incident — the details of which were highlighted in a Baltimore Sun investigation of the company.

The notice from attorney Michael Pisanchyn of Scranton, Pa., states that the death of...