Life Care Center of Winter Haven has been sued in nursing home negligence lawsuits and received sub-par inspection results from state surveyors. If your family member was neglected at Life Care Center of Winter Haven, let our Polk County nursing home abuse attorneys help you achieve justice.
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Life Care Center of Winter Haven: Facility Information
Life Care Center of Winter Haven is a large 177 bed, for profit nursing home located at 1510 Cypress Gardens Blvd in Winter Haven, Florida. The facility is part of a much larger nursing home corporate chain, called Life Care Centers of America, Inc.
Our nursing home abuse law firm has extensive experience suing Life Care for injury and wrongful death.
This Life Care facility currently has a “below average” rating from the federal government’s Nursing Home Compare.
Recognizing a Cause of Action Against a Nursing Home like Life Care Center of Winter Haven
Families often have a hard time determining whether their case calls for a nursing home negligence claim. When you get so much incorrect information from the nursing home, it can be hard to tell what is true. For this reason, it is important to look at your loved one’s injuries. If you have a suspicion that something is wrong with your family member’s care, you should have the matter investigated by a nursing home negligence attorney.
The following injuries are common grounds for a nursing home neglect lawsuit:
- Pressure ulcers, bedsores and skin wounds.
- Falls resulting in serious injuries, like broken hip or brain bleeds.
- Medication mistakes.
- Elopement or wandering out of the facility.
- Unexplained injury or sudden death.
- Extreme weight loss or dehydration.
If your family member developed any of these injuries while under the care of Life Care Center of Winter Haven, speak with our experienced legal team immediately.
Lawsuits Filed vs. Life Care Center of Winter Haven
The following lawsuits have been filed against Life Care of Winter Haven alleging nursing home negligence.*
Lennis M. Bauer vs. Life Care Center of Winter Haven
Allegations: While visiting her husband at Life Care Center of Winter Haven, the Plaintiff fell asleep in a recliner chair that had a heating pad component. The Complaint alleges she awoke with significant burns on the underside of her body.
The Estate of Betty Joyce Collins vs. Life Care Center of Winter Haven
Allegations: This nursing home negligence lawsuit was filed in 2018 in the Polk County Circuit Court, alleging that Life Care Center of Winter Haven neglected Ms. Collins, resulting in multiple UTI’s, upper respiratory infection, dermatitis to both legs, sepsis with septic shock, acidosis and wrongful death.
Estate of Fannie McGriff vs. Life Care Center of America, Inc. d/b/a Life Care Center of Winter Haven
Allegations: This 2017 nursing home negligence lawsuit alleges that Fannie McGriff was admitted to Life Care of Winter Haven on October 7, 2010 and remained a resident there until her death on June 7, 2017. The Complaint alleges that Ms. McGriff developed bedsores, MRSA infections, urinary tract infections, a yeast infection, pneumonia, sepsis, weight loss and suffered a fall during her six and a half year residency at Life Care of Winter Haven.
The Estate of Tonja Ellner vs. Life Care Center of Winter Haven
This Complaint against Life Care alleges that on 3/1/16, Ms. Ellner was admitted into Life Care Center of Winter Haven, where she remained a resident until her discharge on 4/12/16. It is alleged that Ms. Ellner suffered multiple falls, a skin tear to her left inner thigh, infections (including C.Diff), a urinary tract infection, septic shock and malnutrition resulting in a 36 pound weight loss.
Bill Croft Sr. vs. Life Care Centers of America, Inc d/b/a Life Care Center of Winter Haven
Allegations: Bill Croft Senior was admitted into Life Care of Winter Haven on 7/31/14 and remained a resident there until 9/27/14. It is alleged that during his residency, Mr. Croft was neglected, resulting in skin integrity issues, skin tears to his calf, redness to his coccyx, a worsening pressure sore to his right heel, weight loss and infections.
*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 is publicly filed information gathered from the publicly filed complaint. This information and these cases are not the work of this law firm. The contents of this website should not be construed as legal advice on any specific fact or circumstance. Your receipt of such information does not create an attorney-client relationship with this law firm or any of its lawyers. You should not act or rely on any of the information contained herein without seeking professional legal advice. Speak with an attorney immediately if you believe you have a viable case against a nursing home, assisted living facility or medical facility.
Life Care Center of Winter Haven Prior Inspections & Survey Results
Recent Life Care Center of Winter Haven inspection reports can be found below:
|Type of Inspection||Document||Date|
|Complaint||Statement of Deficiencies||10/12/2018||2||No Deficiencies|
|Complaint||Statement of Deficiencies||07/26/2018||2||No Deficiencies|
|Complaint||Statement of Deficiencies||04/05/2018||2||No Deficiencies|
|Complaint||Statement of Deficiencies||03/16/2018||1||Deficiencies Corrected|
|Complaint||Statement of Deficiencies||02/07/2018||Deficiencies Cited|
|Standard||Statement of Deficiencies||01/25/2018||2||Deficiencies Corrected|
|Fire/Life/Safety||Statement of Deficiencies||01/25/2018||2||Deficiencies Corrected|
|Standard||Statement of Deficiencies||12/22/2017||Deficiencies Cited|
|Fire/Life/Safety||Statement of Deficiencies||12/21/2017||11||Deficiencies Cited|
|Complaint||Statement of Deficiencies||09/29/2017||2||Deficiencies Corrected|
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