Amid Florida’s continued rise in COVID positive cases and deaths, Governor DeSantis yesterday suspended all local COVID-19 emergency mandates immediately…
Kirsten Ullman was invited to to testify in support of Senate Bill 74 that provides much needed support of healthcare providers in the defense of unwarranted COVID-19 litigation.
Legislation to shield Florida businesses from potentially crippling COVID-19 personal injury lawsuits survived its first Senate committee stop intact Monday…
Multiple weeks with new coronavirus cases or low staffing are among the additional scenarios that will trigger a focused infection control survey at a nursing home, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services announced Monday.
Ullman Bursa Law is pleased to announce the opening of its Fort Lauderdale office as of January 1, 2021…Jerome “Jerry” Silverberg has joined the firm and will lead the Fort Lauderdale office.
This article describes the legal aftermath of that self-reported outbreak; the governments’ (both federal and State) response; and the decision of a State Administrative Law Judge (ALJ) regarding whether the enforcement actions the government imposed were legally sufficient and supportable.
As with the aftermath of Hurricanes Katrina and Irma, politicians are criminalizing people who are struggling to handle an unprecedented pandemic that no one in the U.S. was prepared to handle.
During this global pandemic, it is imperative to keep seniors active and healthy. Not having visitors is a stressful development for senior living residents, so regular exercise while practicing social distancing is a must!
Once again, we have a politician making policy decisions without the benefit of reason. Incredibly, Governor Cuomo (of New York) has directed that New York nursing homes CANNOT deny admission or re-admission from a hospital in instances where there is either a confirmed diagnosis of COVID-19 or a suspected case of COVID-19. If such a decision is enforced, it will lead to unnecessary additional affliction and death from the disease. Irresponsible decisions, such as this, will only serve to prolong this unprecedented pandemic.
Governmental authorities once again have politicized a natural disaster by playing Monday morning quarterback to criticize a nursing home operator when responding to what is literally an unprecedented, global event.