Avante at Leesburg Lawsuits and Complaint Citations

Negligence cases against Avantee Leesburg

Background Information on Avante at Leesburg

Avante at Leesburg, also known as Avante at Leesburg, Inc., is a for-profit nursing home with 116 beds in Lake County. The facility is located at 2000 Edgewood Ave in Leesburg, Florida, which is just a two-minute drive from Leesburg Regional Medical Center. The facility accepts both Medicare and Medicaid, as well as other health insurances. Medicare has given Avante at Leesburg an overall rating of three out of five stars for health inspections, staffing, and quality measures. In 2021, Avante at Leesburg received a federal fine. Nursing homes receive federal fines when they receive a serious health or fire safety citation or fail to correct a penalty over a long period of time.

The facility has an average nursing staff turnover rate of 67.5%, which is 17.4% higher than the Florida average. Avante at Leesburg, Inc. has been sued multiple times in the past few years for allegations of elder abuse and nursing home negligence. Some of the allegations, which are listed below, include the development of bed sores, infections, and malnutrition.

Lawsuits Against Avante at Leesburg for Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Allegations

The following lawsuits have been filed against Avante at Leesburg:

Moomaw, Phyllis E/O vs. Avante at Leesburg, Inc.

Allegations: Ms. Moomaw was admitted to Avante at Leesburg for short-term rehabilitation. During her stay, she developed a stage three bed sore on her bottom, multiple other pressure injuries, and suffered from a UTI and malnutrition. Ms. Moomaw passed away as a result of the injuries she sustained at the facility.

Malcolm, Aaron vs. Avante at Leesburg, Inc.

Allegations: As a result of the facility’s negligence, Mr. Malcolm suffered bodily injury, disability, expense of hospitalization, and nursing care.

Parker, Audrey E/O vs. Avante at Leesburg, Inc.

Allegations: While a resident at Avante at Leesburg, Ms. Parker suffered multiple falls resulting in injuries. Her last fall in the facility resulted in hospitalization and a diagnosis of a left hip fracture and a pelvic fracture. Ms. Parker was admitted to hospice care and passed away soon after.

Matias Ocasio, Iraida E/O vs. Avante at Leesburg, Inc.

Allegations: Due to the negligence of the facility, Ms. Matias Ocasio suffered multiple falls in the facility, which resulted in a broken hip. Ms. Matias Ocasio suffered pain, hospitalization, and eventually wrongful death.

Deficiencies at Avante at Leesburg for Resident Care Violations

August 16, 2021, Inspection at Avante at Leesburg

During a fire safety inspection at the facility, administrators failed to produce documentation of a current comprehensive emergency management plan (CEMP).

February 3, 2021, Inspection at Avante at Leesburg

Based on observations and interviews, inspectors determined that multiple residents did not have care plans in place for peripherally inserted central catheter (PICC) line site care and/or oxygen tube care.

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Disclaimer

*Each case is different. Prior results do not guarantee a similar outcome or indicate an expected outcome on your particular case. The above prior lawsuit information is for informational purposes only and does not constitute legal advice. The information is not provided in the course of an attorney-client relationship and is not intended to substitute for legal advice from an attorney. This individual case information above comes from publicly filed allegations gathered from the plaintiff’s complaint. The allegations in the complaint have not been proven true. These cases are not the work of this law firm. The inspection results are provided from public government agency surveys. The state Department of Health conducts a survey of all nursing home facilities at least once every 15 months. The deficiencies listed on this page may have been corrected after the date of the inspection and date of publishing this material. Citations, ratings, statistics, and deficiencies are current as of the date of this post and will change later on. The inspection findings published are not complete. You may find the most up to date information at medicare.gov. This material is not endorsed by the facility noted or by any governmental agency. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a nursing home, assisted living facility, or medical facility.

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