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Nursing Home/Hospital Neglect & Bedsores

Bedsores, which are also sometimes referred to as pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, and pressure ulcers, are unfortunately one of the many dangerous signs that exist if an elderly person is being abused at a hospital, rehab facility, or nursing home. A bedsore can also indicate potential medical malpractice if the elderly person received a bedsore Read More

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Nursing Home Death Rates During The Pandemic

During the current Covid-19 pandemic, death rates in nursing homes have been at an extreme high.  Many nursing homes in multiple states are requesting that states provide immunity for nursing homes and their employees during the pandemic. Some states have provided this immunity while other states have blanket immunity for “health care providers” which some Read More

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Nursing Homes & The Covid-19 Breakout

In New York, individuals were being allowed back into nursing homes despite being in a hospital where coronavirus was present. Many were concerned by this news, due to the high amounts of illnesses and deaths in nursing homes during the current pandemic. Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office defended this decision by stating that New York was Read More

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Is Reckless Driving on the Rise During COVID-19 Pandemic

Sparse traffic on U.S. roads during the coronavirus pandemic has spawned a spike in speeding and other types of reckless driving, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). While the number of cars on the roadway may be less than usual as hundreds of thousands of people are forced to stay home, speeding still remains Read More

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Has your parent or grandparent living at a nursing home been a victim of neglect or abuse as a result of COVID-19?

Across New York, nursing home and other adult healthcare facilities have reported almost 4000 COVID-19 fatalities, roughly one out of every four coronavirus deaths in the state. A Long Island resident from Nassau County who recently lost her mother at Cold Spring Hills Center for nursing and rehabilitation asked the questions; “where were the extra Read More

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Motor Vehicle Accidents Numbers are Down. Other Accident Numbers are Up. Why?

Due to the uncertainties of COVID-19, more people are social distancing and staying local.  While  accidents that involve motor vehicles are down, other accident numbers are up. These accidents include trip and falls. Why? Due to social distancing and the mandated stay at home orders from our local government, less people are driving, and more Read More

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CARES Act & Covid-19: Raising Foreclosure Concerns

The Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act was passed by Congress last month. This allows struggling Americans to put off their home loan payments for up to a year.  But while creating temporary relief options, the CARES Act is specific only to certain mortgages and is lacking in specificity as to how the missed payments are to Read More

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March 2020 | Special Covid-19 Newsletter

The Licatesi Law Group extends our deepest sympathies to you during these challenging times. As all Americans, we face the COVID-19 situation on all fronts, including personally and financially. However, The Licatesi Law Group is here to help. With the pending strains that will be placed on all of us, you need to know that there are options Read More

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Banks Offering Deferment On Mortgage Payments During Coronavirus

  If you’ve been financially affected by COVID-19, your bank may offer assistance by suspending foreclosures, providing deferral programs, and waiving late fees. In this time of uncertainty many lenders are offering additional support to their customers who have been affected by the crisis. If the pandemic has caused a significant loss of income that Read More

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Flattening The Coronavirus Curve and How New York State is Helping Businesses

          The conversation around the domestic spread of the coronavirus has been centered on “flattening the curve,” with closures of local businesses and schools, a shift to working from home, and appeals for social distancing. Hitting the pause button on the U.S. economy, however, has had its consequences, including massive job Read More

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