The tragic deaths at the Rehabilitation Center at Hollywood Hills should have been preventable, if not for the negligence of the people in charge of the facility.
“With Hurricane Irma threatening South Florida, managers at the nursing home were ill-prepared for the potentially fatal loss of electric power,” writes attorney Scott Schlesinger. “The facility had a stand-by generator for the kitchen but none for a far more critical area—the elderly residents' living quarters. Once power did fail rendering the air conditioning inoperable, and temperatures inevitably rose, a bad situation turned dire. Fans and cooling units reportedly were brought in, to no avail.”
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