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Nursing Homes & COVID: Can You Hold Them Account?

Early into the coronavirus pandemic it became clear that the elderly, especially those in nursing homes, are at highest risk for contraction of the virus and are most likely to suffer severe complications from the virus, including death. Many nursing homes throughout the United States have long been known to provide substandard care to our seniors. As Buffalo nursing home abuse attorneys, we hea... CONTINUE READING

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From a Brain Injury Lawyer-Concussions Are Brain Injuries Often Misunderstood

Concussions Concussions occur as a result of excessive force to the brain within the skull. Some people believe you need to have contact of the head with a hard object to have a concussion. However, a concussion or brain injury can occur without the head contacting any hard object. An example is shaken baby syndrome... CONTINUE READING

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NFTA Bus Accidents – What You Need To Know

Each year, many people are hurt in NFTA bus accidents. Rules for getting medical bills paid, or lost wage payments due to bus accidents are complicated.  So is the process of suing the bus company.  Under New York State law, the bus company has many privileges that regular people do not have. As such, if you are hurt in an NFTA Metro bus accident you should... CONTINUE READING

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Corona Virus Concerns in Senior Facitilies

It is reasonable to be concerned about Corona virus in Buffalo and Western New York nursing homes and senior facilities. In fact, yesterday, March 10, 2020. Industry leaders suggested curtailing social visits to homes across the country, describing the coronavirus is "one of the most significant, if not the most significant issues" the nursing home industry and never... CONTINUE READING

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Another Buffalo Nursing Home Fined. Insufficient Staffing Is Dangerous For Patients

Another Buffalo nursing home was fined. It was cited for staffing deficiencies. As much as you may not want to do it, sometimes you need to call a Buffalo nursing home attorney. Sapphire Rehabilitation of Southtowns, located in Buffalo New York, was fined for its deficiency. However, the maximum fine set by the New York State Health Department for this deficiency is o... CONTINUE READING

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Disturbing Post, Bypass If You Prefer

Many families wrestle with the decision to call a nursing home attorney or personal injury attorney due to nursing home neglect or nursing home abuse of a loved one. What would you do? On September 21st, 2019, maggots were discovered in a resident’s wound at Premier Genesee Center Nursing and Rehabilitation located at 278 Bank Street in Batavia, in Genesee County,... CONTINUE READING

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Winter Driving Safety Tips for Upstate New York

Every winter we see the same errors that cause car and truck crashes. Maybe we are more aware as Buffalo, New York personal injury attorneys we regularly get called on  by people with serious personal injuries suffered in truck and car accidents through no fault of their own. It seems like some drivers hav... CONTINUE READING

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Nursing home fined, another closed, patients transferred to lowest rated facility

Kaleida Health will be paying a $500,000 penalty in a case brought by the New York State Attorney General's office for care provided at its HighPointe facility in Buffalo. The settlement involved two matters; one where a patient died while choking on liquefied food. The allegation was that none of the nursing home staff was properly watching a toddler while being fed liquefied food through a feedi... CONTINUE READING

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You Have Been Directed to Appear For An Independent Medical Exam(IME): What You Need To Know

I am scheduled for an Independent Medical Examination (IME). What do I need to know?     When you have a personal injury lawsuit, you will likely be directed by the insurance company to appear for what is called an independent medical examination (IME). If you were involved in a New York State car crash you may be directed to appear for a New York no-fault I... CONTINUE READING

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Governor Cuomo Addresses Penalizing Dangerous Tractor Trailer Operators

Governor Andrew Cuomo was in Buffalo addressing the Western New York blizzard of last week and associated dangerous road conditions. Governor Cuomo discussed the ban on buses and tractor trailers on major state highways, such as the I-90, New York State Thruway.  After tractor-trailers contributed to a large pileup on I-90 he described truckers viola... CONTINUE READING

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