"Terrible things happened to these men. The people who caused it did so intentionally and with an understanding of the consequences. The harm that the men experienced was worth $240 million," he said. "There's no change in that reality, as a judgment of the jurors as to the value of their lives and their bodies and souls."
Schwartz is representing five former Henry's workers in a separate case in which they allege that Texas authorities are failing to offer community-based living alternatives for the disabled. The men are seeking to get out of the nursing home where they reside.
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