April 23rd, 2020 | News | 0 Comment

It is difficult to comprehend that nursing homes have been given immunity from liability amidst the deplorable conditions that some of their residents are living and dying under. Thanks to Frank G. Runyeon for covering this important topic. Please click on "read more" to find the following link to learn ...


April 5th, 2020 | News | 0 Comment

Look, Listen, and Smell’: Attorney Deborah Truhowsky’s Tips for Detecting Nursing Home Abuse And Neglect. Click on "Read More" to find the attached link for the full podcast: ...


What to Know & Do If a Nursing Home Client Develops Bed Sores

January 25th, 2016 | News | 0 Comment

I have been practicing law in the area of elder abuse and neglect for the past 15 years. My firm is now devoted exclusively to this area. I am pleased to share practice tips in this quarterly column with NYNAELA members. Since 75% of the calls my firm receives involve bed sores suffered by nursing home residents, I thought bed sores would be a fitting first subject. What exactly are bed sores? Bed sores, also known as Pressure Ulcers or Decubitus Ulcers are areas ...