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Medication Risk for Elderly in Nursing Homes

A study of nursing homes in Ontario, Canada says that the homes regularly put their entire resident populations at risk by overprescribing antibiotics to patients whether they need the drugs or not. The study researched the prescription protocols in 2010 and 2011 of 607 different Ontario nursing... Read More

Nursing Home Abuse Case that Shocked the Nation

The team at Edelman, Krasin & Jaye are concerned about the treatment of some of our elderly residents in nursing homes and assisted care facilities across Long Island. Reports of abuse, including the abandonment of 19 elderly patients at a nursing home in California two years ago,... Read More

Video Captures Shocking Elder Abuse in Queens Home

After viewing disturbing footage of a home health aide abusing their loved one, a Queens family has filed suit against Personal-Touch Home Care agency and one of their employees, Ihor Krutovskyi. Surveillance captured by the nanny cam shows 78-year-old Bentsion Murakhovsky – a partially paralyzed stroke victim... Read More

$13.2 Million Awarded in Nursing Home Negligence Lawsuit

The family of a Jersey City woman who died from complications following her stay at Harborview Health Care Center was recently awarded $13.2 million in damages from a Hudson County jury.  According to allegations in their nursing home negligence lawsuit, their 87-year-old relative suffered not only the... Read More