Tag: Litigation

Disability Rights Florida Settles Landmark Lawsuit Against Florida Department of Corrections for Systemic Violations of Disability Laws

Wednesday, July 12, 2017

July 7, 2017, TALLAHASSEE – Disability Rights Florida, Florida’s federally funded Protection and Advocacy organization for individuals with disabilities, has settled an historic federal lawsuit against…

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June 22 is 18th Anniversary of Landmark Olmstead Decision

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Today marks the 18th anniversary of the U.S. Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Olmstead v. L.C., in which the Court held that unjustified segregation and institutionalization…

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City of Jacksonville Settles Housing Discrimination Suits, Agrees to Zoning Revisions and Supportive Housing Options

Friday, May 26, 2017

JACKSONVILLE, FLORIDA (May 30, 2017) – The City of Jacksonville has agreed to settle lawsuits alleging violations of federal housing and disability regulations stemming from its…

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Home Care For Seniors And Disabled Must Be Enough To Prevent Nursing Home Entry

Thursday, February 09, 2017

Tallahassee, FL – In her 90s and unhappy with nursing home care, Josephine Hollister, wanted only to go back to her home of forty years…

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Big Changes Coming to Florida’s Medicaid Long-Term Care Program

Tuesday, January 03, 2017

After more than a year of litigation, the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration (AHCA) has settled with four Plaintiffs who challenged AHCA’s management of the…

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