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How Much Time Do You Have to File A Nursing Home Abuse Lawsuit in NY?

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No one deserves to be abused, neglected, or victimized. Unfortunately, reports of elder abuse continue to rise around the world—yet there is not much being done to protect our elder population. While more and more public health agencies are spreading awareness of nursing home abuse, it’s still regularly occurring. It’s a devastating problem that deserves more attention by everyone in the Read More >>

State Attorney General’s Office Issues Subpoenas on Nursing Home

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As the COVID-19 pandemic swept through the country, nursing home residents proved especially vulnerable to the deadly virus. In New York, the Cold Spring Hills Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation reported 35 coronavirus-related deaths—a figure that was later found to be much lower than the real death toll. As a result, the attorney general’s Medicaid Fraud Control Unit (MFCU) has issued Read More >>

4 Steps to Reduce Your Loved One’s Risk of Falling

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Falls are a common occurrence, particularly among people ages 65 and over. One out of four elders fall each year, making it the leading cause of both death and nonfatal injuries. Annually, 65% of nursing home residents have slip-and-fall accidents. Falls are a serious health concern and can result in traumatic brain injuries, broken bones, and other fatal injuries. Even minor falls can disrupt the Read More >>

6 Tips for Talking to Your Aging Loved One About Nursing Homes

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Talking to a loved one about moving into a nursing home is something no one wants to do. We all wish we had enough time and proper resources to care for our loved ones on our own, but the reality is far from that. Whether your loved one has a debilitating health condition or is struggling to live an independent life, a quality nursing home may benefit them. However, many of us avoid having Read More >>

Why Does Nursing Home Abuse Happen in NYC?

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Every day, thousands of nursing home residents are abused and neglected in NYC. Like most people, you may ask yourself how something so horrible can happen to innocent people. Until more meaningful conversations surrounding nursing home abuse can shine light on the deficiencies in long-term care, we must work together to protect our most vulnerable population. Not only do we need to know how to Read More >>

Steps for Reporting Nursing Home Abuse in NYC

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Do you suspect your loved one is being abused at their nursing home? Do you have proof of mistreatment or evidence showing that essential care is being withheld from your loved one? Do not hesitate to take a stand and speak up against the nursing homes and caregivers that deliberately harm patients. The National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA) reports that approximately 84% of incidents are not Read More >>

Tips for Reducing Your Risk of a Prescription Error

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In any given week, four out of five adults will use prescription medication, over-the-counter drugs, or dietary or herbal settlements in the United States. Nearly a third of adults take five or more different medications, and it’s estimated that nearly half of the population used at least one prescription drug in the last 30 days. With so many Americans frequently consuming medication, mistakes in Read More >>

Deciding Whether You Need an NYC Nursing Home Abuse Lawyer

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Today, more than 1.4 million patients reside in nursing homes. Elderly residents are an exceptionally vulnerable group—with mental or physical disabilities leaving them more prone to abuse and neglect—leading to a particularly high number of cases. While it’s difficult to know for certain how many people are suffering from elder abuse in nursing homes, a comprehensive article published in The New Read More >>

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

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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 >>

New York State Permits Limited Visitation in Nursing Homes

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Senior citizens have spent months living in nursing homes without seeing loved ones since the coronavirus pandemic swept across the country early this year. But recently, Howard Zucker, Commissioner of the New York Department of Health, offered isolated seniors some good news. Long-term care and nursing facilities will once again be permitted to allow visitation, provided that they meet specific Read More >>