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Attorney John Dalli Selected by the President of the New York State Bar Association to Join Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities

Attorney John Dalli of Dalli & Marino, LLP has been selected by New York State Bar Association President Scott M. Karson as a member of the newly formed Task Force on Nursing Homes and Long-Term Care Facilities   Attorney John Dalli is proud to announce his appointment to the newly launched Task Force on Nursing Homes & Long-Term Care of the New York State Bar Association (NYSBA) to Read More >>

How Understaffing Reduces the Quality of Care in NYC Nursing Homes

Understaffing in nursing homes is a true emergency in facilities around the country. The residents who rely on staff members to care for their physical and medical needs suffer when there’s not enough nursing staff to care for each one adequately. Eventually, understaffing in nursing homes leads to severe injuries or death. In New York, there is no law limiting the staff-to-resident ratio at Read More >>

What Can You Do if Your Loved One’s Nursing Home has a COVID Case?

As COVID-19 advances around the world, several nursing homes and other types of senior living care facilities have endured the lasting effects and devastation the virus has caused. With nearly 50,000 deaths and over 240,000 reported cases of COVID-19 in America, many families are coping with fear surrounding the health of their loved ones and have concerns about what to do.  If you’re in a Read More >>

Tips for Finding a Quality Nursing Home in NYC

Putting ourselves or our loved ones in a nursing home is a decision that can be distressing. However, we can’t always provide the around-the-clock care and attention that our loved ones need, or we may be unable to properly care for ourselves. When caring for yourself or a family member—whether it be a parent, relative, or spouse—becomes unsafe or untenable, it’s vital that you look into a Read More >>

NYC Councilman Says Bipartisan Pressure Mounting for Probe of Cuomo’s “Backward” Nursing Home Order – FOX News

New York City Councilman Joseph Borelli told FOX News there are now bipartisan calls for an investigation of Governor Cuomo’s controversial order on March 25 that required nursing homes to accept or re-admit all COVID-19 positive patients. Borelli said that elected officials should be given some “leeway” in making hard decisions during difficult circumstances, but he added: “You don’t have Read More >>

CMS Guidance on Coronavirus Raises Concerns About Unmet Care Needs and Poor Oversight – LTCCC

COVID-19 (more commonly known as coronavirus) is a pandemic, which means that the disease has spread worldwide. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), symptoms of the virus include fever, cough, and shortness of breath. While the virus may be fatal in all age groups, it poses a significant risk to older adults and those with underlying chronic medical conditions. The Read More >>

Residents Fear Nursing Home Legal Immunity Amid Crisis – Barron’s

Advocates and attorneys for nursing home residents warn that many states – including New York – have granted immunity to skilled nursing facilities for care they provide during the COVID-19 crisis, according to a story by Eleanor Laise in Barron’s. Advocates for the elderly fear that such blanket protection will make it easier for facilities to cover up negligence and the abuse of elderly Read More >>

John Dalli: Elderly Nursing Home Residents Still At Risk Despite Cuomo’s Revised Policies on Staff Testing and Reporting – New York Post

Governor Cuomo’s new executive order requiring staff testing and reporting at nursing homes during this pandemic does nothing to keep elderly residents from risk, according to John Dalli, a partner in the law firm Dalli & Marino LLP, in the May 13 edition of the New York Post. Dalli says these risks are compounded by the immunity these skilled nursing facilities now have in providing Read More >>

Tips for Those With Loved Ones In Care Facilities During Pandemic – Newsday

Families with loved ones in nursing homes have many questions about letting them remain in those facilities during the COVID-19 crisis. NEWSDAY’s Robert Brodsky has researched answers to some of these difficult questions, including: How can you determine if your loved one’s facility is safe? Should family members pull their loved ones from nursing homes or assisted living facilities and Read More >>

Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli Discusses Governor Cuomo’s “Puzzling” Responses to Nursing Homes Hit by COVID-19 on FOX NEWS’ “The Story With Martha MacCallum”

John Dalli, a partner in elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino LLP, appeared on FOX NEWS’ “The Story with Martha MacCallum” on May 5 to discuss COVID-19’s devastating impact on nursing homes as well as Governor Cuomo’s recent “puzzling” directives for these facilities. Dalli told MacCallum that New York State’s vulnerable nursing home residents were already at risk before Cuomo mandated all Read More >>