NEW ORLEANS: CRIMINAL TRAIL AGAINST NURSING HOME OWNERS SET TO BEGIN

This one is going to be interesting! The owners of a nursing home where 35 patients died amid flash flooding during Hurricane Katrina are set to stand trial today on negligent homicide charges.

The owners of St. Rita’s Nursing Home, Salvador and Mabel Mangano, are the only individuals charged with the responsibility of deaths from the storm. The Manganos face 35 counts of negligent homicide and 24 counts of cruelty to the elderly or infirm.

Follow the story on ABC News.

Dan Frith

Dan Frith

Dan Frith has over 25 years of experience representing individuals and families in cases of medical malpractice throughout Virginia. He has been named "Best Medical Malpractice Attorney" by Roanoker Magazine and is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum. To speak with Dan, contact him by email at dfrith@frithlawfirm.com.