Nursing Home Injuries

At Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP, we have decades of experience helping people recover from injuries suffered as a result of nursing home negligence or abuse. We are considered by our peers to be leaders in the practice, known for successfully handling even the cases that other attorneys have rejected. We firmly believe in the principle that no matter how old or how sick, a person is entitled to dignity and as a part of that dignity, a person is entitled to basic nursing and medical attention. Anything less is neglect and is considered by us to be unacceptable.

We handle all matters related to your case, focusing our efforts on providing efficient and effective counsel that gets you the results you need. We use state of the art technology to move quickly and help us build the best case for your recovery. For a free initial consultation, contact Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP or call us at (914) 478-8900 to set up an appointment.

Our Nursing Home Neglect Practice

We handle all matters related to claims for nursing home neglect or elder abuse, including cases involving:

    • Bed sores—also known as pressure sores, pressure ulcers or decubitus ulcers link
  • Falls—causing fractures, broken bones, head or brain injuries, surgeries, or death link
  • Malnutrition or dehydration resulting from neglect
  • Medication or prescription errors—providing the wrong medication or the wrong dosages
  • Elopement—failing to monitor the patient, resulting in the patient wandering off and suffering injury or death link
  • Sepsis or Infections—failing to take steps to prevent, identify, or treat an infection, generally leading to wrongful death
  • Aspiration pneumoniapoor tracheostomy or PEG tube care or poor supervision during eating leading to pneumonia.
  • Assaultby another patient, staff member or visitor leading to serious injury.
  • Sexual Assault
  • Choking
  • Wrongful death
  • Covid-19We are accepting Covid-19 cases where the nursing home resident’s death was caused by the virus. We review each case on its merits, but Covid cases do have a few extra hurdles to overcome before bringing suit. If someone you know contracted Covid in a nursing home and died, please contact us to review your case.
  • Other injuries resulting from elder neglect or abuse

We understand the pain and anxiety you suffer when your loved one has been neglected and mistreated in a nursing home. We recognize that, in many situations involving nursing home abuse or neglect, our clients are more interested in seeking justice for their loved one. We will work hard to help you hold those responsible accountable, to provide you with peace of mind and to protect others in the future. We recommend that a complaint be filed with the New York State Department of Health as soon possible. Click here to download the required form in pdf format. Learn more about your rights and nursing home abuse and neglect:

Contact Our Office We provide a free initial consultation in all cases involving nursing home neglect. To schedule an appointment, contact Doolan Platt & Setareh, LLP or call us at (914) 478-8900. If we choose to take your case, we will handle all matters on a contingent fee basis. Attorney fees will only be charged if we recover compensation for your losses. Home and hospital visits can be arranged.