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Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys in Rockland County

If your family member is a resident in a nursing home facility, you want to make sure that their placement is successful and that they are receiving the appropriate treatment in every aspect of their day-to-day lives. You want to know if their nutritional requirements are being met, their medical treatment is consistently appropriate and -->

Albany Nursing Home Risk Factors

Placing someone we love in a nursing home facility can be a difficult and painful decision. However, it is the best decision if that family member needs around-the-clock care by trained medical professionals. Finding a nursing home in Albany that can provide the best care and treatment can be challenging and there are several factors -->

Who is Holding Negligent Nursing Home Staff Accountable?

A reoccurring theme in instances of nursing home abuse and neglect include a lack of accountability. Nursing home residents often fall victim to abuse or neglect in part because they are physically or mentally unable to report that the abuse occurred. Worse, an audit recently released by the New York State Office of the State -->

Hiring a Nursing Home Attorney

Families who suspect that their loved one has been injured or died because of nursing home negligence or abuse need an experienced, knowledgeable and skilled attorney by their side. Nursing home residents are extremely vulnerable to negligence and abuse due to age, illness and incapacitation. They are dependent upon the staff to be safe and -->

More Sad Developments Regarding the Frequency of Nursing Home Abuse

Medicare has been under fire for quite some time for the system’s repeated failures in preventing nursing home abuse and nursing home neglect. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General (OIG) has issued an early alert based on findings from a recent study. The study examined the frequency of adverse events -->

Nursing Home Abuse Client Describes Finkelstein & Partners Attorney’s Relentless Commitment

“Thank you for representing my case with relentless commitment. Your determination to fight for justice is what made my case a success. Elder care attorneys like you are the best example of justice prevailing when you proceed with the right attorneys.” – Harris Read more client testimonials here.

Burn Injuries Are Common in Nursing Home Patients

In a long-term facility such as a nursing home, residents should be protected always. Any form of mistreatment, including physical, emotional, sexual and financial abuse, should not be tolerated. Other hazards in this type of environment pose a big threat to the well-being of the residents. According to the U.S. Accountability Office, between 1994 and -->

Nursing Home Residents are Vulnerable to Abuse and Neglect

Although many nursing homes provide excellent care, abuse and neglect of nursing home residents commonly occurs. The task of a nursing home is to look after vulnerable people with complex physical and cognitive needs on a 24-hour basis. It is vital for these facilities to ensure that their residents are free from maltreatment of any -->

How to Choose the Right Nursing Home?

Placing a loved one in a nursing home facility is never easy. When a decision has been reached to place him or her in a facility, finding the right nursing home is the next difficult decision. You want to choose one that will ensure the health and happiness of your loved one. The right facility -->

Why Bedsores Shouldn’t Be Ignored

A bedsore, or pressure ulcer, is an injury to the skin and/or underlying tissue. Serious complications, such as infections of the bone or blood, can occur as pressure sores progress. Although bedsores are almost always preventable, thousands of people die each year as a result of bed sores/pressure ulcers. Click here to learn more about how to -->