HURRICANE IRMA: Will FPL Face Wrongful Death Suits After Hollywood Deaths?

HOLLYWOOD, FL (BocaNewsNow.com) — The local legal community is abuzz with the possibility of wrongful death suits against FPL and those calling the shots within the company. In case you missed it, eight people died at a nursing home in Hollywood, Broward County, after they were stuck in sweltering heat with no air conditioning for days.

FPL was apparently nowhere to be found.

While the owner has reportedly had legal issues of his own, there is buzz that FPL made no effort to return power to a medical facility in the early hours of restoration. Whether that rises to wrongful death remains to be seen. At issue: can it be proven that FPL was unprepared, that too many workers were in Texas, and that the disaster response plan was inadequate.

…Developing…

 

----------------------------------------LYFT PROMO CODE--------------------------------------
Use our Lyft promo code BNN123 for substantial discounts for your first Lyft rides. Enter the code in your app, or just click here.

---------------------------ABOUT BOCANEWSNOW.COM-----------------------

BocaNewsNow.com is the leading hyper-local news website based in and serving Boca Raton, Florida and South Palm Beach County. Our pages have been visited millions of times since our first post on October 4th, 2011. We have a verified history of reporting news, providing opinion and snark.

BocaNewsNow.com is NOT a mugshot website. We have never charged and DO NOT charge for mugshot removal. We are a news organization registered with the State of Florida and exempt from Senate Bill 118. We publish arrests of note provided to us by law enforcement under Chapter 119 of Florida Statutes. While we review all requests for removal, we are not obligated to remove reports that are a part of the public record.

When removal is appropriate, we do so at no charge. We do not accept payment for mugshot or arrest report deletion.

We are cognizant of the impact an arrest may have on one's life. If you are exonerated or if charges are dropped, please contact us to request an appropriate update to or removal of a specific story. We remind our readers that an arrest is an accusation. Guilt or innocence is determined in a court of law. Email us at news (at) bocanewsnow.com or telephone 561-419-9520.

All Content Copyright © 2017 MetroDesk Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved.