Nursing Home Litigation

Nursing Home Litigation

Nursing home negligence is a rapidly growing area of healthcare litigation. The firm has successfully defended numerous nursing home facilities facing a variety of lawsuits. We focus our practice in the areas of record and staffing deficiencies, license infractions, falls, nutritional issues, decubitus ulcers, abuse and cause of death. In addition, we have a full staff of nurse paralegals and certified legal assistants who often assist in the challenging task of locating and initially interviewing ex-employees, reviewing records and managing other aspects of this practice which relies heavily on discovery and record review.

Key Florida Statutes relied upon in Nursing Home Litigation

Administrator Statute of Limitations

468.1756

Appropriateness of Placement 

429.26

Bill of Rights 

429.28

Confidential Charts 

395.3035

Confidential Reports to Agency for Healthcare Administration

400.118

Discipline of Administrator 

468.1755

Insurance Continuing Care Contracts 

Chapter 651

Maintenance of Records 

429.35

Mediation 

Chapter 44

Nursing Home and Other Related Health Care Facilities 

Chapter 400

Penalty for Alteration of Record

429.49

Presuit Notice 

400.0233

Presuit Statute 

400.0233

Presumption Against Negligent Hiring 

768.096

Punitive Damages - Exception 

768.735

Statute of Limitations

400.0236

Key Florida Administrative Code Sections Relating To Nursing Homes

Discipline of Administrator 

468.1755

Insurance Continuing Care Contracts 

Chapter 651

Maintenance of Records 

429.35

Resourceful Web Links for Nursing Home Litigation

Insurance Continuing Care Contracts 

Maintenance of Records 

Mediation 

*Disclaimer: This information is not, nor is it intended to be, legal advice. You should consult an attorney for advice regarding your individual situation. We invite you to contact us and welcome your calls, letters and electronic mail.