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Class Action Status Sought For Suit Over Kids In Nursing Homes

Attorneys for around 200 disabled children in nursing homes will ask a federal judge to give class-action status to a lawsuit alleging the state is putting the children in nursing homes unnecessarily and cutting services for their care at home.

CBS Miami–09/13/2013

Michael Poole is accused of killing his 73 year old roommate at an assisted living facility in SW Miami-Dade (CBS4)

Man Murdered In Nursing Home By Fellow Patient

A nursing home patient has confessed that he murdered his 73-year-old roommate at a Palmetto Bay nursing home, according to Miami-Dade Police.

CBS Miami–04/10/2013

A janitor is in critical condition after he was stabbed at a Southwest Miami-Dade nursing home.

Nursing Home Worker Dies At Hospital After Stabbing

The janitor of a Southwest Miami-Dade Nursing center died after being stabbed by a visitor at the facility Thursday.

CBS4–03/21/2013

Janna Montgomery said her daughter Anabell is at risk of being placed in a nursing home. (CBS4)

DOJ Looks To Quickly Address Children In Nursing Homes

Saying that time is “of the essence,” the U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday offered to quickly meet with Florida officials about a federal investigation that found disabled children were unnecessarily being placed in nursing homes.

CBS4–09/26/2012

Janna Montgomery said her daughter Anabell is at risk of being placed in a nursing home. (CBS4)

Parents Fight To Keep Children Out Of Nursing Homes

High above the crowd – Anabell Schlosser beams with a smile – fit for any little girl.

CBS4–04/30/2012

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Parents Of Children In Nursing Homes Wage Legal Battle

Zurale Cali, a Florida mother, is fighting to bring her special needs, 5-year-old son home from a place, she says, he should have never been placed: a nursing home.

CBS4–04/26/2012

margaret dykes

Grandmother Of Handicapped Child May Lose Home

For 19 years, Margaret Dykes has dedicated her life to caring for her severely handicapped grandson. But now, Dyke and grandson Julius may be out on the street due to local budget cuts.

CBS4–03/27/2012

Courtroom Generic Gavel Scales of Justice

Limits On Health Lawsuits Move In Florida House

you want to sue a doctor or hospital over the care you received, it may be a lot tougher if action taken by the Florida House Friday becomes law. Legislators moved forward on two bills that would help shield doctors, hospitals and nursing homes from costly lawsuits.

CBS Miami–04/29/2011

Rick Scott

Feds Probing Ombudsman Resignation

Florida Governor Rick Scott has already thrown down multiple gauntlets with the federal government, but the Feds are starting to push back. The federal government said it will probe the removal of Florida’s chief advocate for nursing home residents.

CBS4–03/09/2011

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