A Broward County nursing home has expanded a lawsuit challenging moves by Gov. Rick Scott‘s administration that effectively shut down the facility after residents died following Hurricane Irma.
Amid continuing fallout from the deaths of residents of a Broward County nursing home after Hurricane Irma, a key state senator has filed a bill that would seek to prevent lengthy air conditioning outages at nursing homes and assisted living facilities.
After 11 nursing home residents died in the sweltering heat of hurricane-induced power outages, Florida’s nursing home industry is now on a collision course with Gov. Rick Scott.
A lawsuit filed in Hillsborough County suggests arbitrators in a nursing home dispute may have allowed lawyers for John Knox Village of Tampa Bay to cheat in the proceedings. Geraldine Green-Young passed away April 30, 2014 at Kindred Hospital in Tampa as a result of sepsis resulting from several open wounds. Her daughter and designated personal representative over her estate, Tesha Green, entered into arbitration with John Knox Village arguing her mother had passed away as a result of complications…