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Changes to Peggy’s Law Help Protect Elderly in Nursing Homes

The Story Behind Peggy’s Law Peggy Marzolla was a 93-year-old woman who died in 2010, within months of being injured at a Brick Nursing Home Facility. Her injuries included a broken eye socket, cheekbones and wrist, among other damages. The Brick Nursing Home staff claimed her injuries were the result of an accidental fall, but […]

Staying Safe at the Jersey Shore: Summer Safety Series

In our first article of our Summer Safety Series, we shared important information regarding the rise in amusement ride injuries during the warmer months. We also provided tips to consider to help keep children safe at amusement and water parks. Today, we’re continuing our series by sharing more precautions we can take to ensure our children and […]

Rise in Amusement Park Injuries in the Summer: Summer Safety Series

Memorial Day marks the official start of summer, as many New Jersey and Pennsylvania families head to their favorite Jersey Shore town. One of the most anticipated activities during the warmer weather is visiting New Jersey’s amusement parks and water parks. Whether you love Morey’s Pier in Wildwood, Gillian’s Wonderland Pier on the Ocean City […]

Why New Jersey Assisted Living Facilities Need Tougher Standards

Did you know: Regulations concerning New Jersey nursing homes differ from the regulations concerning New Jersey assisted living facilities? These discrepancies are being brought to light after the tragic case of a woman at Morristown Memorial Hospital. A resident at this New Jersey assisted living facility, suffered abuse seven separate times before the injuries were […]

Two New Jersey Nursing Homes Require More Frequent Inspections Due to Amount of Health Violations

Last month, the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services issued an update that requires two New Jersey Nursing homes to have more frequent inspections. These inspection requirements were implemented as a result of the nursing home facilities accumulating too many health violations. Quality Issues in New Jersey Long Term Care Facilities The report released by […]