Lawsuits and Violations Against Brookdale Margate

Successful Lawsuits for Neglect of Elderly Residents

Brookdale Margate is a large 213 bed for-profit assisted living facility that has faced civil lawsuits and fines for allegedly negligent resident care. Brookdale of Margate is currently closing its doors, or so it appears.

Our Florida assisted living facility negligence lawyers regularly sue Brookdale on behalf of victims and their families. If you suspect you may have a negligence or wrongful death case, contact our compassionate, narrowly focused law firm.

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Prior Lawsuits Filed vs. Brookdale Margate

Gail Helene Rudowsky vs. Summerville 7 LLC (Brookdale Margate) and Brookdale Senior Living

The Complaint alleges that as of December 31, 2014, Brookdale Senior Living, Inc. was the largest operator of senior living communities in the U.S., owning more than 1,143 communities in 46 states, including this Brookdale facility located in Margate, Florida. It was alleged that during a transfer from chair and bed, Ms. Rudowsky was traumatically injured, breaking her femur. The case against Brookdale Margate settled shortly after the filing of the lawsuit.

Madeline Leigh vs. Brookdale Margate

The Complaint alleges that on September 18, 2014, Madeline Leigh was admitted as a resident into Brookdale of Margate, located at 5600 Lakeside Drive in Margate, FL. She remained a resident at Brookdale Margate until January 31, 2018. It is alleged that Brookdale Margate staff negligently failed to care, supervise and protect Ms. Leigh, which resulted in her suffering falls and other injuries. The case is still pending as of this post.

Citations, Fines and Deficiencies Cited Against Brookdale Margate for Substandard Patient Care

Legal Actions

Date Initiated Case # Case Type Violation Fine Amount Date Imposed
01/05/2018 2018005157 Fine Reporting $500.00 07/26/2018
04/17/2009 2009005771 Fine Survey $1,600.00 12/10/2009
06/06/2008 2008007923 Fine Survey $1,000.00 11/07/2008
03/06/2007 2007003456 Fine Survey $1,500.00 07/12/2007
Change of ownership occurred 7/1/2005

Brookdale’s Current License Status and the Future of Brookdale Margate

As of the day of this post, Brookdale Margate’s license was listed as INACTIVE. What will become of the assisted living facility’s future located at 5600 Lakeside Drive Margate, Florida? No one knows.

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