‘No-win’ scenario in Hollywood Hills manslaughter case leads to nursing home administrator’s...
James M. Berklan
Feb 27, 2023
A Florida judge on Friday dismissed all nine manslaughter counts against a nursing home administrator accused of providing insufficient care after the facility’s air conditioning was disabled after Hurricane...
Three staff members may turn on fourth five years after Florida hurricane deaths
Sep 23, 2022
Prosecutors dropped manslaughter charges Thursday against three defendants stemming from the 2017 deaths of 12 nursing home residents in Hollywood, FL.
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Judge affirms decision to revoke license of nursing home where hurricane brought death
Dec 05, 2018
An administrative law judge is siding with the state of Florida in its decision to revoke the license of the nursing home where 12 seniors died last year.
Nursing home where 12 residents died after Hurricane Irma fighting for its license at hearing
Jan 30, 2018
The Hollywood, FL, nursing home where a dozen residents died from heat exposure last September is arguing this week for the chance to keep its operating license.
12 Hollywood Hills residents’ deaths ruled homicides
Nov 28, 2017
Twelve of the 14 residents’ deaths at a Hollywood, FL, nursing home following Hurricane Irma have been ruled homicides, authorities revealed last week.
Resident deaths due to ‘widespread system failures,’ Hollywood Hills tells Congress
Nov 21, 2017
The House committee tasked with investigating the deaths of 14 nursing home residents following Hurricane Irma should “resist the urge to vilify or demonize” staff of the facility, an attorney...
‘Complete management failure’ led to Hollywood Hills nursing home deaths, CMS official says
Oct 26, 2017
Recent hurricanes in Texas, Florida and Puerto Rico have led to the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services wanting to boost its emergency preparedness plans nationwide for future natural disasters, an...
Hollywood Hills death toll reaches a dozen; search warrants issued
Oct 02, 2017
A 12th resident from a Hollywood Hills nursing home in Florida has died, which a coroner has attributed to the facility lacking air conditioning after Hurricane Irma.