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Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli Questions Mayor’s Call for More Home-Based Care for the Elderly During COVID-19 Pandemic – WCBS 2 TV

New York City Mayor Bill DeBlasio announced this week added support for skilled nursing facilities including free on-site testing of staff and residents, extra personnel, and a push for more home-based care for the elderly. But John Dalli, of elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP says that the mayor’s plans don’t account for how nursing homes are actually staffed.

 

Dalli & Marino’s John Dalli Warns That COVID-19 Fatalities in New York Nursing Homes Will Rise — Spectrum News NY 1

Spectrum News NY 1 reports that the number of fatalities in New York nursing homes from COVID-19 has surged because the state now includes those presumed dead from the virus. John Dalli of elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino LLP says we’ll never get an accurate count and that numbers will rise due to understaffing and Governor Cuomo’s conflicting mandates around this issue.


New York’s “Puzzling” Actions to Protect Nursing Home Residents from COVID-19 – FOX NEWS – “The Story With Martha MacCallum”

Dalli & Marino LLP’s John Dalli appeared on FOX NEWS’ “The Story with Martha MacCallum” on May 5 discussing COVID-19’s devastating impact in nursing homes and Governor Cuomo’s “puzzling” responses, requiring all New York State facilities to readmit COVID-19 patients — yet later giving those nursing homes immunity from providing adequate, state-mandated care.


NYS Nursing Home Patients Exposed To COVID-19 – Facebook Live – Gary Baumgarten

Dalli & Marino, LLP partner John Dalli, interviewed by Gary Baumgarten, Producer/editor/reporter/anchor Fox News Headlines 24/7 on SiriusXM 115, discussed on May 1, on Facebook Live, that people who have tested positive for COVID-19 are being put into nursing homes. And that in New York State, nursing homes are being held harmless from neglect because of the coronavirus.


WCBS-TV2 News Report 
Dalli & Marino, LLP partner John Dalli provides insight on how understaffing has played a role in the COVID-19 crisis in New York nursing homes

 

PODCASTS, RADIO SPOTS

As heard on May 2, on Fox News Headlines SiriusXM 115 with Gary Baumgarten, Governor Cuomo’s order to New York Nursing Homes to reduce overcrowding by readmitting or admitting patients that are COVID-19-positive has, according to John Dalli, Esq., partner in the Nursing Home Abuse law firm, Dalli & Marino, LLP, “led to a lot of unnecessary deaths.”

 

DALLI & MARINO NEWS AND INFORMATION

ADDITIONAL NEWS, INFORMATION & RESOURCES

ASSOCIATED PRESS:
AP count: Over 4,300 virus patients sent to NY nursing homes
https://apnews.com/5ebc0ad45b73a899efa81f098330204c

THE DAILY WIRE:
John Dalli of Nursing Home Abuse law firm, Dalli & Marino, LLP quoted in The Daily Wire article, “New York Health Dept Admits To Undercounting Nursing Home Deaths As Cuomo Scandal Worsens”
https://www.dailywire.com/news/ny-health-dept-admits-to-undercounting-nursing-home-deaths-as-cuomo-scandal-worsens

BROOKLYN PAPER:
Nearly one quarter of New York state’s COVID-19 victims have died in nursing homes and psychiatric facilities — and yet, the death toll is likely much higher… John Dalli, reporting “is not being done with these COVID deaths. They’re just not doing it.”
https://www.brooklynpaper.com/nursing-homes-underreport-covid-19-deaths/

NEWSDAY:
John Dalli, Esq. of elder abuse law firm Dalli & Marino, LLP, spoke with Newsday on how nursing homes were already understaffed when Governor Cuomo ordered facilities in March to accept positive COVID-19 patients.
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/nursing-home-coronavirus-cuomo-1.44559094

NEWSDAY:
Cuomo in reverse: Governor now says hospitals can no longer discharge positive COVID-19 patients to nursing homes. John Dalli, Esq. of Dalli & Marino, LLP, had warned the prior policy increased risk for residents.
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-linked-disease-children-de-blasio-1.44526904

NEWSDAY:
“Cuomo Orders Investigations of Nursing Homes Over Virus Deaths”
Governor says nursing homes will be fined or lose their license if they have not followed state regulations
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/cuomo-nursing-homes-1.44053048

NEWSDAY:
“As Nursing Home Deaths Mount, Families Wants Answers on COVID-19”Relatives say Long Island centers provided incorrect or no information as their loved ones became ill
https://www.newsday.com/news/health/coronavirus/nursing-home-coronavirus-1.44037396

NEW YORK POST Opinion:
“Andrew Cuomo’s Nursing Home Policy Proves Tragic” Columnist Michael Goodwin faults the Governor for the state mandate requiring facilities to admit patients positive for the coronavirus
https://nypost.com/2020/04/21/cuomo-coronavirus-nursing-home-policy-proves-tragic-goodwin/?utm_campaign=iphone_nyp&utm_source=mail_app

CENTER FOR ELDER JUSTICE & LAW Factsheet:
“Where To Turn When There Is a Nursing Home Concern”
Lists of contact information to New York State resources that can help address unresolved issues with a nursing home.
https://elderjusticeny.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Where-to-turn-when-you-have-a-nursing-home-concern.pdf


 

John Dalli, Salvatore Marino, and Jeanne RamassoThe Dalli and Marino firm has been making things right in the New York metro area since 1996. As part of the community, we’ve come through our share of crises with you. And the current COVID-19 pandemic will be no different.

Like many of you, we are working remotely so we can all see each other again much sooner. What has not changed is our focus and full commitment to you.

For our current clients, we continue to work on your cases and remain available by phone, email or text for any questions or updates. We’re also monitoring the situation with area courts and will adapt to any changes in order to protect your interests.

For new clients, we are able to meet with you remotely in order to represent you on any matter. If you have a new matter that you want to discuss please contact us immediately.

If you just want to discuss an issue where something’s gone wrong, we are still available for a free initial consultation while you stay in your home.

We are looking forward to welcoming you into our offices again soon. Until then, we wish you and your family good health.

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