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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 […]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

June 15 marks the 10-year anniversary of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day (WEAAD). Launched on June 15, 2016, World Elder Abuse Awareness Day was founded by the International Network for the Prevention of Elder Abuse and the World Health Organization at the United Nations. WEAAD was started to promote a better understanding of abuse and […]

DANSKY | KATZ | RINGOLD | YORK and SUGARMAN LAW are successful in $1,400,000 Nursing Home Negligence Settlement

This story relates to the tragic choking death of our client due to the misconduct of the New Jersey Veterans Home – Paramus.  The nursing home’s staff  left R.L. alone while eating, when they were supposed to assist and supervise him because of a swallowing disorder and his dementia. This created a dangerous situation leading […]