After five years in a nursing home for treatment for several medical issues including chronic urinary tract infections and a stroke, and a month at New York Presbyterian Hospital (“New York Pres.”) in October 2013 where she was treated for respiratory distress and pneumonia, Charlotte Much was transferred to a New York City nursing home
Significant Verdict Upheld on Appeal in Nursing Malpractice Case
On August 31, 2006, after his usual morning coffee at home in Staten Island, Robert Messina got up and went outside to drive to work. He never made it past the outside of his car where his wife found him – without his keys, shirtless and confused.
An ambulance was called and the 58 year…
Nursing Home Negligence Causes Pressure Ulcers; Substantial Pain and Suffering Damages Verdict Affirmed on Appeal
Tragedy struck Gualbert Alvarez twice in his young life.
On July 15, 2001, he dove into shallow water and struck his head, causing spinal cord damages, which left him permanently paralyzed from the neck down. He was 24 years old.
Gualbert was rushed to Jamaica Hospital where he was in a coma for three…