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The Fight for Justice: The Legal Process in Nursing Home Abuse Cases in NY

Nursing home abuse is a distressing and all too common issue affecting some of our society’s most vulnerable members – the elderly. If you suspect that a loved one has suffered from abuse or neglect in a nursing home in New York, it is essential to take action and seek justice on their behalf. Recognizing the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse Before delving into the legal process, it’s crucial to recognize the signs of nursing […]

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New York Nursing Homes: What Are Your Rights?

If you or a loved one live in a nursing home in New York, then there are certain legal rights that exist. Under the New York Department of Health, nursing home residents have what is called a bill of rights, which is further backed up by federal regulations. It’s vital that everyone who lives in a nursing home or who has a loved one in the care of a nursing home understand what these rights […]

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NY Partial Repeal Balances Nursing Home Protection and Patient Rights

COVID-19 has posed a lot of tough questions for patients living in nursing homes, as well as their families. Is it safe for elderly adults to be living in a nursing home? Are some nursing homes riskier than others? And in the worst-case scenario, what happens if a loved one does pass away, and the nursing home hasn’t been safe? The answers to these questions have evolved throughout the pandemic. Nursing homes have been a […]

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Even in a Pandemic, NY Nursing Homes Have a Duty to Protect Residents

Having a relative in a nursing home is hard enough without worrying if they will get sick from coronavirus. As a result, extreme measures are being put into place in facilities all over the country to keep our aging loved ones safe. AARP shared recently, for instance, that one of the biggest challenges nursing homes are facing is keeping residents from contracting the virus. So limiting outsiders from entering nursing homes is one of the […]

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Should I File an Asbestos Claim in New York?

Should I File an Asbestos Claim in New York? When a worker contracts mesothelioma, asbestosis, or lung cancer from exposure to asbestos, monetary damages may be recovered should the worker choose to file a claim against the company, or companies, responsible for the exposure. That being said, asbestos cases are complicated. Hiring an attorney with experience with asbestos and mesothelioma cases will help to ensure that an appropriate award is  received. Why an Experienced Asbestos […]

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