A class-action lawsuit has been filed against a New Jersey nursing home where 17 bodies were found stuffed into a four-person morgue during the height of the coronavirus pandemic.The lawsuit against Andover Subacute and Rehabilitation Center I and II in Sussex County alleges that the facilities did not take the proper precautions to keep residents safe from contracting COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus.The lawsuit accuses Andover I and II of violating state and federal nursing home laws and violating the consumer fraud act. It names both facilities as well as its owners, identified in the suit as Louis Schwartz and Chaim Scheinbaum, and a number of unnamed staff members and assorted business entities.Brian Roberts, of New Jersey, filed the lawsuit Tuesday in Sussex County Superior Court after his uncle, Albert Roberts, became infected with the virus and died on April 1. Albert Roberts was a resident of Andover II.The suit alleges that in the years leading up to the coronavirus outbreak, both facilities were cited by the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) for “a litany of systemic issues,” including that Andover II “continuously failed to meet the requisite safety and sanitary standards needed to protect

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