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FL Nursing Homes Seek Immunity from Lawsuits

Florida Nursing Homes Want Immunity from Lawsuits, Prosecution in Treatment of COVID-19 Patients

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

Attorney Kohn recently commented on a WFTS investigation into Nursing Home deficiencies in infection control. Florida’s long-term care facilities are pushing for legal immunity when it comes to treating COVID-19 patients. The Florida Health Care Association, which represents almost 600 long-term care facilities, is defending the industry’s response to COVID-19. In April,  the association… Read More »

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Coronavirus and long-term care: State suspends license of Jefferson County nursing home director

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

Nada Hassanein, Tallahassee Democrat Published 1:45 p.m. ET April 20, 2020 | Updated 5:17 p.m. ET April 20, 2020 The Florida Department of Health has ordered an emergency suspension of the license of Cross Landings nursing home director Mark Daniels. The state agency issued the emergency restriction Friday after a testing team of nurses… Read More »

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‘They’re Death Pits’: Virus Claims at Least 7,000 Lives in U.S. Nursing Homes

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

More than six weeks after the first coronavirus deaths in a nursing home, outbreaks unfold across the country. About a fifth of U.S. virus deaths are linked to nursing facilities. By Farah Stockman, Matt Richtel, Danielle Ivory and Mitch Smith April 17, 2020 NY Times The first warning of the devastation that the coronavirus… Read More »

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Florida’s nursing homes are locked down. It’s hard on those inside and out.

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

Long-term care centers house the most vulnerable to COVID-19. Staff feel the pressure, while residents and their loved ones deal with being kept apart. By Kavitha Surana Published Apr. 10 To protect Florida’s most vulnerable from the coronavirus, long-term care facilities are turning themselves into fortresses. All nursing homes and assisted living facilities have… Read More »

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Uncovering Financial Abuse in Nursing Homes

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

From physical abuse to intimidation, taunts, and sexual assault, elderly residents of nursing homes, assisted living, and independent living facilities sometimes face an afront on every level. But it does not stop there. Financial abuse is one of the most common types of abuse in nursing homes, and often goes undetected until the resident… Read More »

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Unlawful Restraint in Nursing Homes

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

Restraining nursing home patients or residents of a long term care assisted or independent living facility occurs more frequently than you may realize. Often, using restraints is necessary for the patient’s or resident’s own good. For example, restraints are often used to prevent a patient from falling out of their hospital bed. The use… Read More »

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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Kimberley Kohn as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Florida

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

The National Trial Lawyers Announces Kimberley Kohn as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Florida. Please click here to read the press release.

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Using a Hidden Camera to Prove Negligence or Abuse in Nursing Home

By Goudie & Kohn, P.A. |

As a child or family member of a nursing home patient or assisted living resident, your primary concern is to protect your loved one, which is why they are in the nursing home to begin with. Yet, they may not be getting the care and loving treatment that they need and deserve. One in… Read More »

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Telemarketing Fraud Defense

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Telemarketing fraud is a serious crime, and can include both large fines and prison time if you are not properly represented by an attorney. Defined as a “white collar” crime, telemarketing fraud occurs during any type of scheme that involves the criminal communicating with the potential victim on the phone, according to Cornell Law…. Read More »

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Tampa Stalking and Aggravated Stalking

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Stalking and aggravated stalking are both serious crimes in Florida. Because stalking victims are at a heightened risk of being raped, murdered, or otherwise harmed, law enforcement take all allegations of stalking very seriously. Stalking includes making unwanted phone calls, following or spying on someone, damaging someone’s property, threatening someone or their family members,… Read More »

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