Tag Archives: nursing home neglect

Florida Supreme Court Invalidates Nursing Home Arbitration Agreement

By Paul B. Genet |

On September 22, the Florida Supreme Court issued an important decision for anyone who lives in a nursing home. The Court ruled that an arbitration agreement signed by a family member, but not the resident, was not binding on the latter. This is welcome news for victims of nursing home abuse and medical malpractice… Read More »

Protecting the Elderly from Abuse and Neglect

By Paul B. Genet |

A Polk County man was recently awarded $1.2 billion in damages for the wrongful death of his 69-year-old mother, a woman he loved like “treasure.” Arlene Townsend apparently fell 17 times during her three-year stay at a nursing home and ultimately died due to the facility’s lack of care. A large nursing home corporation… Read More »

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