Strong allegations from Florida: a class action nursing home lawsuit claims a Lake Worth nursing home that engaged in a scheme to defraud Medicare and Medicaid and “prey on vulnerable adults.”
The lead plaintiff seeks a class action after injuries frequently the subject of nursing home lawsuits: disfiguring ulcers on her heels. The nursing home denies liability but has asked a law firm to investigate the allegations. The ole “I didn’t do it but let me investigate whether I did it” plan of attack.
Lake Worth Manor has been a troubled nursing home. It has the lowest rating from Florida’s Agency for Health Care Administration and has spent 31 days on Florida’s watch list. The nursing home’s co-medical director, who just stepped down from his position, has a history that, well, let’s say it makes you think he should not be running a nursing home.
The lesson, as always: we have too many inadequate nursing homes in Florida and throughout the country.