On January 4th Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman announced that accused members a New York State nursing home, Mohawk Valley Nursing Home associates, pled guilty to Falsifying Business records in conjunction with an ongoing abuse/neglect investigation.
According to officials the owner of the Nursing home as well as various staff members falsified documents and destroyed evidence after incidents of neglect and abuse were reported.
A statement from the Attorney General: “The plea announced today resolves an investigation into troubling acts of abuse and neglect and a cover-up by those who should have been putting patients first. Nursing facilities are entrusted with an important responsibility to treat patients with the dignity and respect they deserve.”
If you suspect your elderly loved one has suffered abuse or neglect while in the care of a Nursing Home contact an experienced personal injury attorney today to discuss your options.