Genesis Healthcare owner of nursing homes in Sarasota County including Pinebrook Center, reaches settlement with United States Department of Justice
Genesis Healthcare owner of nursing homes in Sarasota County including Pinebrook Center, located at 1240 Pinebrook Road, Venice, FL. The United States Department of Justice recently announced that it has reached a settlement with this large nursing home corporation.
Genesis Healthcare is a publicly traded company which owns two local nursing homes in Sarasota County: Pinebrook Center in Venice and Springwood Center in Sarasota. Recently, it was reported that Genesis Healthcare will pay nearly $53 million dollars to settle claims brought against it by the United States Department of Justice in which Genesis was alleged to have inadequately staffed facilities, engaged in billing fraud and violated Medicare rules pertaining to the provision of physical therapy to residents. The settlement will be paid out over a five year period by the company.
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Our law firm currently has several pending claims against the Pinebrook Center nursing home in Venice, Florida. If you are a former employee, former resident or visitor who has information pertaining to understaffing, resident falls and fractures, infections, the development of pressure sores and other safety concerns at this nursing home, please contact me, Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer, James Keim, at (941) 485-7600. Often times, people have questions about whether they should consider suing a nursing home for negligence or what is considered nursing home neglect and abuse. If you or a loved one suspect neglect or abuse has been committed by a Florida nursing home and wish to join the fight to stop nursing home abuse and neglect and improve the quality of nursing home care, please call me for a free, confidential consultation.