Earlier this month, the American Bar Association sent a letter to House lawmakers urging a no vote on a bill that imposes a federal cap of $250,000 on noneconomic damages in medical malpractice cases. Learn more.
The New York Verdict Search recently published Brigette Brzezniak v. Vincent J. Sorrentino and City of Buffalo, which was argued by Brown Chiari’s Michael C. Scinta. The article, which was published… read more →
Some baby boomers are tasked with the difficult responsibility of caring for their parents from a different city. That’s why U.S. News put together eight tips for taking care of aging parents when you don’t live close.
To help people understand the myths and facts of arbitration agreements, the California Advocates for Nursing Home Reform created an informative fact sheet.
Don Chiari, of Brown Chiari LLP, has been selected to the 2017 list as a member of the Nation’s Top One Percent by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel. NADC… read more →
One in three older Americans falls every year — making it the leading cause of both fatal and nonfatal injuries for people over the age of 65. To reduce your loved one’s risk of a fall, check out the National Council on Aging’s 6 Steps for Preventing Falls Among Your Older Loved Ones.
If your parent is looking thinner than usual, ignoring their personal hygiene or are always exhausted, it may be time to have the talk. To learn more, read Reader’s digest’s 9 warning signs your elderly parents shouldn’t be living alone anymore.
The National Institute on Aging compiled a guide focusing on cognitive health and what people can do to help maintain it. Learn how to eat healthy foods, be physically active, stay connected and more.
From taking care of themselves to getting professional help and assessing financial resources, WGRZ has tips for caring for aging parents.
With the help of the attorneys at Brown Chiari, Emerald South Nursing Home was fined $10,000 as a result of a nursing home attack. In response, Erie County Executive Mark C. Poloncarz is joining with NYS Assemblyman Sean Ryan to call on the state legislature to support a newly-presented NYS law that would increase the maximum fine for nursing home offenses to $50,000.