False Advertising Case Against Nursing Homes Gains New Life

A court last year threw out a case that accused a group of Pennsylvania nursing homes of false advertising, but the state’s highest court this week ruled that the legal action can proceed. Skilled nursing operator Golden Gate National Senior Care, LLC and its affiliates can indeed face legal trouble over advertisements that promised specific […]

Florida SNF Deaths After Hurricane Irma Ruled as Homicides

The deaths of 12 residents at a Florida nursing home following a power failure in the wake of Hurricane Irma in September have been ruled as homicides. Eight residents of The Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills died after the nursing home lost power on Sept. 13, the Sun-Sentinel reported. Though facility was quickly evacuated, six more residents died […]

Pennsylvania Suit May Affect How SNF Operators Advertise

A case in front of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court about a skilled nursing provider’s marketing materials could have implications for how SNFs advertise their services nationwide. Back in 2015, the state’s Office of Attorney General (OAG) argued that skilled nursing provider Golden Gate National Senior Care ran afoul of consumer protection laws by misrepresenting some of […]