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Nursing Home Residents Granted Right to Sue

A major change is coming to the way nursing homes and their residents negotiate contracts. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that all long-term care facilities that receive any compensation from Medicaid and/or Medicare will be barred from imposing mandatory, pre-dispute, binding arbitration clauses in residency... Read more »

Why Nursing Home Reform is Critical

New York state nursing homes repeatedly violate legal standards of care and act with practical impunity, says Laurie Kash, who has pursued wide-scale nursing home reform for nearly a decade. Kash’s plight began when her own mother suffered the indescribable horrors of elder neglect and malpractice while at a nursing... Read more »

New York Health Aide Abuse Caught on Video

The wife and granddaughter of an elderly Queens stroke victim have retained a New Jersey elder abuse lawyer and filed a lawsuit in Kings County Supreme Court against a home health aide and the company that employed him. A nanny cam caught the aide abusing Bentsion Murakhovsky, a 78-year-old Russian... Read more »