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Michael Dansky Interviewed on Justice for All TV Show

Earlier this summer, Managing Partner and Personal Injury Attorney, Michael Dansky, was invited to be a guest on Casey Price‘s TV show, Justice for All. Justice for All is a new internet-based TV show on RVNTV where host Casey Price interviews attorneys in the South Jersey area and highlights issues impacting our community. Michael Dansky was […]

Elderly Abuse: Statistics, Efforts, and What You Can Do to Help

Abuse comes in all forms, and victims can be of all ages – including the elderly. Unfortunately, an older age does not exclude someone from being taken advantage of by people with cruel intentions. The senior citizens’ dependency and frailty often make them vulnerable targets for situations of abuse such as financial exploitation, physical abuse, […]

Sara’s Law – A Look at the Motor Vehicle Crash Law After 7 Years

Motor Vehicle Accidents in New Jersey According to records released by the New Jersey Department of Transportation, Bureau of Transportation Data and Safety and provided by all the state and local law enforcement agencies, there was a total of 273,473 motor vehicle injuries in New Jersey in 2016. So far in 2018, there have been […]

5 Signs to Spot Abuse and Neglect of Elders

There have been many reported cases of elderly abuse in the country. As one of the most vulnerable groups in our society, the elderly are often abused and exploited in different ways which can affect their mental, physical, and psychological health. The definition of elderly abuse is broad, and there are many aspects to consider in […]

Dementia & Independent Living – Who is Responsible for Care?

A recent article from Philly.com posed the question: How independent is independent care? The question was raised as a result of a devastating wrongful death case at Shannondell, a retirement community and nursing home facility in Philadelphia. Just under a year ago, a resident of Shannondell, who was 85 and suffered from dementia, wandered out of […]

Trump Administration is Scaling Back Fines Against Nursing Homes

Regulation Reduces Fines for Nursing Home Citations According to the New York Times, nearly 6,500 nursing homes, equating to about four in every ten nursing homes, have received at least one citation for a serious violation since 2013. Some of the most common of the citations issued include neglect, avoidable accidents, mistreatment, and bedsores. The […]

Ban on Forced Arbitration in Nursing Home Cases May Be Removed

The History: A Ban on Forced Arbitration Towards the end of Obama’s administration, the Department of Health and Human Services introduced a new rule that would ban nursing homes and assisted living facilities from forcing patients and their families into arbitration. Until that point, whenever a new patient was admitted to a nursing home facility, […]

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 […]