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Nursing Home Abuse: Residents Often Do Not Report Abuse for Fear of Retaliation

Nursing homes play a vital role in caring for the elderly or disabled in our community. Instances of abuse within nursing homes are not uncommon. Many residents who experience nursing home abuse or witness it may hesitate to r... CONTINUE READING

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Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes

Malnutrition and Dehydration in Nursing Homes Do You Have a Nursing Home Malnutrition Lawsuit? When you move your loved one into a nursing home, you expect their basic needs will be met, including them being provided with adequate food. If you believe your loved one in a nursing home is suffering from malnutrition or dehydration, you may have grounds for a legal case. Our tea... CONTINUE READING

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Are Nursing Homes Liable for Falls?

Residents in nursing homes can be very frail, and it is not uncommon that they will fall down and get hurt.  This can be a very emotional experience for the resident and family members.  One question you may ask yourself is, are nursing homes liable for falls?  Our attorneys can help explain. Are Nursing Homes Liable For Falls? The answer to this question, generally, is yes. Eve... CONTINUE READING

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Villages of Orleans Health & Rehabilitation Center Sued by the New York State Attorney General’s Office

The Orleans County nursing home, Villages of Orleans Health and Rehabilitation Center, where at least 23 patients died early on in the Covid pandemic has been sued by the New York State Attorney General's office. The lawsuit relates to the treatment or lack of treatment provided to its residents. The nursing home abuse attorneys at Feroleto Law have in the past provided information on nursing home... CONTINUE READING

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Bufalo Area Nursing Homes Continue Covid Safety Violations

Yet again Buffalo and Western New York nursing homes have been found to violate minimum Covid safety rules, putting our seniors at unnecessary risk. Seven facilities in the Buffalo area have recently been fined by the New York State Department of Health for failing to meet safety rules put in place in to protect residents and staff from contracting the Covid-19 virus. The virus is often fatal to s... CONTINUE READING

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Covid 19 Violations In Buffalo Nursing Homes

The Buffalo Center For Rehabilitation and Nursing, an Erie County, New York nursing home received the second largest fine in New York State From the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services recently. The fine was for brazen Covid safety violations. It all comes down to management. While inspectors were present during a Covid focused inspection last year, employees were observed entering the room... CONTINUE READING

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INVESTIGATION REVEALS COVID NURSING HOME DEATHS MUCH HIGHER THAN REPORTED BY NEW YORK STATE

It is no secret that most of the nursing homes in the State of New York fail to obtain a high rating from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services due to severe deficiencies in the level of care provided to elderly residents. Despite this longstanding failure of nursing homes in providing inadequate care to aging and at risk residents, Governor Cuomo ordered that Covid-19 patients be placed i... CONTINUE READING

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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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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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