Category: Nursing Home Neglect

    Nursing Home Care: New Jersey Makes the Grade

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    Looking at eight criteria developed by the government in assessing nursing home care, the group gave each state a rank and a grade. New Jersey earned an overall B grade and ranked 15th in the nation for quality of care.

    Nursing home aide near Bergen faces manslaughter charge

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    News about nursing home neglect and abuse is upsetting for many Bergen residents. The instance of neglect in a place that should foster the well-being of a patient is…

    Nursing home abuse threatens growing elderly population

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    New Jersey residents who pay a significant portion of their income to put elderly family members in nursing homes expect quality care. Unfortunately, nursing home abuse is becoming a…

    Off-label use of antipsychotic drugs is nursing home abuse

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    Medications are commonplace in households and facilities where the elderly reside. People put their aging loved ones in caregiving homes to ensure that someone will be there when needed….

    Signs of Elder Abuse in Nursing Homes

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    The National Center on Elder Abuse reports that more than 20,000 complaints of nursing home abuse are reported each year, but only 1 in every 14 incidents are actually reported…

    New Jersey Supreme Court Decision Affirming $199,000.00 Recovery

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    Although Seigel Law Firm LLC is primarily known for it’s presence in the Trial Court’s, Joseph Albano recently obtained a New Jersey Supreme Court decision affirming a $199,000.00 recovery…