Category: Nursing Home Abuse

Reports Sought of Misconduct in New Jersey’s Nursing Homes

On April 16, 2020, Gurbir S. Grewal, Esq., the New Jersey Attorney General, announced that his office had opened a statewide investigation into the high number of COVID-19 related deaths at New Jersey’s long-term care facilities and nursing homes. The stated purpose of his investigation was to determine whether there was evidence that anyone broke

Push to Vaccinate Nursing Home Workers Meets with Mixed Results

According to news reports, residents of nursing homes account for roughly half of the reported deaths from COVID-19.  The reason for this is relatively obvious, as seniors tend to have a higher-than-average number of co-morbidities and tend to have immune systems that are less robust than younger people.  Against this backdrop, there has been a

Is Poor Quality Nursing Home Care Related to Closely Held Companies?

Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect lawyer As a Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect lawyer, it has been my experience that many nursing homes and their ancillary service providers have common ownership.  That is, the same persons or entities which own the facility, frequently own the facility’s related management company, real estate holdings company, temporary staffing

Residents Rights – COVID 19

Davis & Brusca, LLC – NJ Nursing Home Negligence Lawyers Nothing – not even the COVID-19 pandemic – gives a nursing home the authority or the right to overlook or disregard its resident’s right to safe, dignified, and respectful living conditions in the nursing home.  In fact, those very rights are guaranteed by statute –

Ways to Identify Poor Quality Care at a Nursing Home Facility

Nursing home facilities are most certainly NOT all “the same.” Some are better staffed than others.  Some employ persons better equipped to deliver compassionate care to their residents.  Some have medical personnel who take their jobs more seriously than others, or who are better trained than others.  Some are less focused on maximizing profits, and

Under-Qualified Nursing Home Staff Can Lead to Incidents of Abuse

Nursing Home Injury Lawyer NJ Not all nursing home facilities offer a high level of care, especially if the staff are underqualified or lack proper training. The residents of such a nursing home may be more likely to face abuse due to inexperienced caregivers. Family members who are concerned for their loved one’s well being,

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