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Florida Statutes § 400.023

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“Civil enforcement of the law on nursing homes under the public health law”

 (1) Any resident whose rights were violated may commence a lawsuit against a nursing home or a related facility. The lawsuit may be brought by the resident or his or her guardian, an organization acting on behalf of a resident, or a personal representative. Any resident who prevails in the lawsuit is entitled to recover the costs of the lawsuit and a reasonable attorney’s fee up to $25,000.

Related laws:

Florida Statutes § 46.021

Florida Statutes § 400.022

Florida Statutes § 768.79


Current as of June 2015