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What Is My Case Worth?

One of the most commonly asked questions following an accident or injury is: "How much is my case worth?" There is no definitive answer that can be given to this question. The best possible ...
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1/3 of Nursing Home Residents Experience Neglect Within 35 Days

There was a study conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services that looked into neglect and abuse in nursing home facilities. The study showed that 1/3 of all residents in nursing homes ...
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64 Year Old Rape Victim at Manhattanville Health Care Center

A few weeks ago, a devastating incident occurred at the Manhattanville Health Care Center in Marble Hill, New York. One of the nursing home aides was found on top of one of the residents at 1:20am. ...
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$375,000.00 in Loss of Consortium Case

A woman was severely injured when she was struck by a motor vehicle. The injuries were serious to the point where the woman's husband was eligible to file a lawsuit for loss of consortium. Loss of ...
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Former Jets QB Suffers Brain Damage

Joe Namath, the former quarterback for the New York Jets, has spoken out about the health of his brain after playing football for years. Namath is one of the most memorable players in the NFL and he ...
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What Should I Do After a Car Accident?

All too often injured victims do not take the appropriate procedures after a car accident and then later on they are unable to recover the deserved compensation. While it can be an emotionally ...
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The Betrayal of Elderly Financial Abuse

In New York, Anthony D. Marshall was convicted of stealing from his elderly mother, philanthropist Brooke Astor. Marshall told police how he conspired with his mother’s lawyer to change her will ...
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Rockland County Railroad Accident Sends Man to Hospital

causing both vehicles to burst into flames. The driver of the truck, a 55-year-old man, was ejected from the vehicle following the accident. He suffered serious injuries in the crash including ...
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Video Shows Horrific Fire-Related Death of Man in Chicago Nursing Home

The New York Daily News had a horrific story last week about a wheelchair-bound Chicago man who caught fire and died at a nursing home in 2011. The man rolled around hysterically while employees ...
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Nurse Charged For Failing to Give Patient Medication, Falsifying Records

According to WHEC-TV, a nurse in Genesee County has been charged for not administering vital medication to a resident at the nursing home where she worked. WHEC reported that Lisa Labadee, 34, an LPN, ...
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Some Nursing Homes Overprescribing Powerful Antipsychotic Drugs

Forbes had an eye-opening report last month about nursing home residents being given powerful antipsychotic drugs despite concerns over them being inappropriate and dangerous. According to Forbes, ...
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Onondaga County Nursing Home Moves Off Federal Watch List

According to the Syracuse Post-Standard, a nursing home in Onondaga County has been taken off the federal government’s worst performing nursing home list. The Van Duyn Home and Hospital was ...
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We Will Represent Metro-North Derailment Victims and their Family Members

On December 1, a terrible tragedy occurred in the Bronx when a commuter train jumped its track and derailed at a curve, killing four and injuring an estimated 70 people. According to CNN, speed is ...
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NYC City Workers Injured In Cherry Picker Crash

According to the New York Post, two city workers were injured in Midtown on November 5 while they were stringing up holiday lights in a cherry picker. The Post reported that the accident left one ...
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Ohio Community Remembers Tragic Nursing Home Fire From 50 Years Ago

While people were remembering the 50th anniversary of the death of President John F. Kennedy last month, the Associated Press had an interesting story about a nursing home fire in Ohio that occurred ...
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Ambulette Driver Charged in Nursing Home Resident's Death

According to WABC-TV, a former ambulette driver was charged earlier this month for allegedly causing the death of an 86-year-old woman. According to General Eric Schneiderman, the victim, a resident ...
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Latino Workers More Likely to Die in Construction Accidents

The New York Daily News reported last month that U.S.-born Latino workers or immigrants are more likely to die in construction accidents. According to the Daily News, a study by the federal ...
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Employee Kills Nursing Home Resident, Turns Gun on Self

According to the New York Post, a staff nurse at a Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania nursing home allegedly shot a resident to death earlier this month and then killed herself. The Post reported that the ...
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Some States Beginning to Allow Video Cameras in Nursing Homes

The New York Times had a story last week indicating that more people are beginning to use video recording systems to monitor loved ones in nursing homes. The story focused on 96-year-old Eryetha ...
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Man Decapitated, Two Killed In Bronx Auto Accident

The New York Daily News reported last week that an auto accident on the Hutchinson River Parkway in the Bronx on November 9 resulted in two fatalities and the decapitation of a man. According to the ...
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NY Health Department Requires Flu Shot or Masks for Nursing Home Workers

The Syracuse Post-Standard had an interesting story last month about health care workers at nursing homes this flu season, saying all employees are now vaccinated or required to wear masks. The ...
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Resident Found Dead, With Wire Around Neck In Bronx County Nursing Home

According to CBS News, a 72-year-old man was found lying unconscious and unresponsive in his bed in a Bronx nursing home on November 1. The man, who was assaulted and killed, was a resident at the ...
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Pedestrians Injured in NYC Construction Accident

The New York Daily News reported that three people were injured near Seventh Avenue and West 40thStreet in New York City on November 1 when a piece of plywood construction forming a wall near Times ...
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Woman Critically Injured in Nanuet Bus Accident

According to LoHud.com, a 67-year-old woman was critically injured after being struck by a bus in Nanuet on Route 59 last month and the woman was dragged about 40 feet before being pinned under the ...
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Resident Allegedly Beat Roommate to Death at Queens Nursing Home

According to NBC News, a Queens nursing home resident has been charged with murder and weapon possession after he allegedly beat his roommate to death on October 30. Queens District Attorney Richard ...
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