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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 […]

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, […]

Do You Know the Signs of Nursing Home Abuse?

According to 2014 data from the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, there are 15,600 nursing homes in the United States with 1.4 million residents in those homes. These numbers are likely to continue to rise, as the number of adults over 65 is projected to be 83.7 million by 2050. That’s almost double the population of the […]

Nursing Homes in New Jersey: Past, Present & Future

A new report was released by the New Jersey Nursing Home Profile to illustrate the significant value that the Nursing Home Industry adds to New Jersey. In 2013, the industry added just over $5.4 billion in expenditures, near 56,000 full time jobs, contributed at least $116 million in state income taxes, and provided $2.1 billion […]