Criminal Liability of Businesses for Understaffing

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In People v Highgate LTC Managemnt LLC, _____AD 3d_______(3rd Dep't., October 22, 2009), the Court held that a Limited Liability Company ("LLC") can be criminally liable and lose its license -- for simply being aware of chronic overstaffing -- after its employees were found guilty of falsifying records as to a patient's care.

This is truly a "cautionary tale" about a Nursing Home that was held criminally liable for the acts of an employees.

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