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Long Island Nursing Home Negligence Lawyer

Long Island nursing homes owe a special duty of care to look after the residents in their care. The negligent failure to do so can result in severe physical, emotional, and financial injuries that devastate and endanger the lives of residents. 

Dalli & Marino, LLP is a law firm that represents victims of nursing home negligence and abuse on Long Island and throughout the New York City metro region. If you or someone you love has suffered harm because of careless or reckless conduct at a nursing home or assisted living facility, we can explain your options for seeking justice and compensation. Our nursing home negligence lawyers in Long Island will work with you to make sure that you and your loved one get the compensation you deserve.

What Is Nursing Home Negligence in Long Island, NY?

Nursing home negligence consists of any unreasonably dangerous action or failure to act that causes harm to a nursing home resident. It can take many forms, including: 

  • Failure to assist residents with tasks like getting out of bed, using the restroom, or bathing
  • Failure to supply residents with adequate nutrition or hydration 
  • Failure to provide residents with appropriate medical care or to administer medications
  • Failure to tend to or monitor a resident’s other basic needs
  • Leaving a resident alone for unreasonably long periods or isolating them from friends and family
  • Ignoring a resident’s requests for assistance or signs of distress
  • Failure to clean and maintain a nursing home’s living and communal spaces
  • Facilitating or ignoring harm done to a resident by a staffer or other resident
  • Inadequate or untrained staff 
  • Failure to keep adequate medical equipment and supplies on hand

This is not a complete list, but it should give you an idea of the wide variety of negligence that might occur at a Long Island nursing home. If you or a loved one live at a facility that has these problems, reach out to a Long Island nursing home negligence lawyer right away. 

Compensation For Long Island Nursing Home Negligence

Victims of nursing home negligence who suffer physical, emotional, or financial injuries generally have the right under New York law to seek compensation for the harm done to them. Every case differs, but some common types of compensation you may be able to receive include:

  • Medical expenses, including long-term care if needed 
  • Costs of relocating to a different nursing facility 
  • Financial losses in the case of a resident being financially exploited as a result of negligent conduct
  • Physical pain and discomfort from injuries, health problems, or medical treatments
  • Emotional suffering due to negligence, such as depression, despair, or anxiety
  • Diminished quality of life

Sometimes, a Long Island nursing home’s negligence demonstrates such an extreme lack of regard for a resident’s safety and well-being that your nursing home negligence lawyer in Long Island may also be able to pursue punitive damages against the parties at fault. Contact us today to learn about the potential types of compensation we can help you pursue on your or your loved one’s behalf. 

How Dalli & Marino, LLP Can Help in a Long Island Nursing Home Negligence Case

At Dalli & Marino, LLP, our top priority is the safety and well-being of the nursing home residents we represent. We strongly believe in the ability of the justice system to hold nursing home staff, management, and operators accountable for their failures to keep residents safe. Our team fights to secure the maximum compensation available by law for anyone injured by nursing home negligence. Some other ways our Long Island nursing home neglect lawyers can offer assistance include:

  • Explaining your options in a free consultation
  • Taking prompt action to ensure a Long Island nursing home resident’s safety
  • Contacting local, state, or federal law enforcement and regulators on a resident’s behalf
  • Investigating the circumstances of nursing home negligence to identify at-fault parties and other parties with liability
  • Analyzing insurance coverage to determine whether it covers the harm done to a resident
  • Answering our clients’ questions promptly, either in Spanish or English 
  • Preparing, submitting, and litigating lawsuits and insurance claims on behalf of injured nursing home residents
  • Negotiating settlements of those claims whenever feasible
  • Going to trial to prove a case of nursing home negligence if needed

We routinely provide these services to our clients on a contingent fee basis, which means that we only get paid if we win your case.   

Contact an Experienced Long Island Nursing Home Negligence Attorney at Dalli & Marino, LLP Today

Negligence puts vulnerable Long Island nursing home residents at risk every day. Its victims deserve to have a skilled, determined advocate on their side to make sure they stay safe and receive compensation for the harm they’ve suffered through no fault of their own. If you or a loved one have suffered nursing home negligence, our Long Island nursing home neglect attorneys can help. 

Do not wait to seek legal help. It may take prompt action by an experienced nursing home negligence attorney to keep you or your loved one safe. The compassionate and hardworking team at Dalli & Marino, LLP is standing by to consult with you free of charge. Contact us online or call (888) 465-8790 to get started.

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