Nursing Home Liability: S.B. 670 (2014)
Specifies that a cause of action for negligence or violation
Specifies that a cause of action for negligence or violation of residents’ rights alleging direct or vicarious liability for the injury or death of nursing home resident may be brought against a licensee, its management or consulting company, its managing employees, and any direct caregiver employees, but limits the liability of “passive investors.” The bill authorizes the Agency for Health Care Administration to suspend the license of a nursing home facility that fails to pay a judgment or settlement agreement.
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