Nursing home abuse can occur when a healthcare provider, in a long term care facility, either intentionally or carelessly injures a resident.  Injuries can include bedsores, pressure ulcers, broken bones, medication errors and even death.

KGH is one of the State’s leading pioneers in holding nursing homes responsible for knowingly taking in COVID positive patients when they knew they could not adequately protect existing residents.  As a result, approximately 16,000 elderly New York State residents died.

Most car accident cases are resolved through a settlement before a trial. However, insurance companies want to settle for as little money as possible.

Common birth injuries include: Brachial Plexus Palsy (Erb’s Palsy), bone fractures, cephalohematoma, caput succedaneum, perinatal asphyxia, intracranial hemorrhage, subconjunctival hemorrhage.

Medical negligence occurs when a doctor, dentist, nurse, surgeon or any other medical professional performs their job in a way that deviates from this accepted medical standard of care.

Wrongful death claims are brought against a defendant who has caused someone’s death, either through negligence or as a result of some intentional action.

The definition of an incident is something that happens, possibly as a result of something else. An example of incident is seeing a butterfly while taking a walk.

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