assisted living facility News

14 Arrested in Miami Assisted Living Facility Insurance Fraud Scheme

A year-long investigation led by insurance fraud investigators with the Florida Department of Financial Services has ended with 14 arrests of assisted living facility owners in the Miami area, according to a statement by Chief Financial Officer Jeff Atwater. According …

Georgia Judge Awards $64M to Man Beaten in Assisted Living Home

A judge in Wilkinson County, Georgia, has awarded $64.6 million to a man who claimed he was beaten by several employees in a personal-care home. Media outlets report that in January, Judge William Prior issued the final judgment against the …

ACE Expands Liability Coverage for Assisted Living, Long Term Care Facilities

ACE Group has introduced four new medical liability coverage endorsements, designed to provide more comprehensive protection to the expanding long term care healthcare sector. The new endorsements include: media event expense; disciplinary proceeding defense; emergency evacuation expense; and patient property …

Judge Upholds $23M Award in California Bed Sore Death

A Sacramento judge has upheld a $23 million jury award over the bed sore death of a woman at a Northern California assisted living facility. The Sacramento Bee reported the judge on Monday also awarded $4.3 million in legal costs …