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Archive: Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

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Long Island Medical Malpractice Lawyer

If you’ve ever helped an elderly loved one seek nursing home care, or if you’ve ever acted as an agent for your loved one when seeking care, it’s possible that you or your loved one has signed an admission agreement…

Jan 6
Long Island nursing home medical staff giving a patient medication.

A recent study conducted by ProPublica in conjunction with the Washington Post revealed some disturbing findings about the improper administration of common anticoagulant medications in nursing homes. Data indicates that from 2011 to 2014 the improper administration of Coumadin, an…

Nurse helping elderly man at nursing home in Long Island.

When a family member must move into a nursing home, finding a facility that meets all of your needs can be challenging.  In addition to the rooms, the food, the entertainment, and other aspects of the physical location, the quality…

Oct 11

Nursing Home Abuse: 6 Common Signs to Watch For

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP

When seniors reach a certain age, many families decide to entrust their care to a nursing home or assisted living facility. It’s hard to imagine any harm coming to your loved ones, especially when they are elderly people under professional…

Jul 7

Nursing Home Abuse Takes on the Form of Patient Evictions

by The Law Offices of Cohen & Jaffe, LLP
Our Long Island nursing home abuse lawyers discuss how patient evictions an become a form of nursing home abuse.

The choice to have a loved one enter an assisted living facility is a difficult one faced by many families throughout the country. These most vulnerable citizens are sadly at their most helpless when their family is away. Patients living…