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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.
State: Nursing home’s failure to ‘provide adequate care’ led to beating death Watch the full interview BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The New York State Department of Health cited Emerald South… read more →
Short of closing the facility, the New York State Department of Health could not penalize Emerald South Nursing and Rehabilitation Center any more severely. After the death of nursing home… read more →
Jail deputies said the inmate was yelling and moving around even after they strapped him face down to a stretcher with a spit mask knotted around his neck and a… read more →
The Cattaraugus County District Attorney’s Office, headed by Lori Pettit Rieman, will serve as a special prosecutor to determine whether criminal charges should be filed against Erie County Holding Center… read more →
Mike Scinta of Brown Chiari spoke with WIVB Channel 4’s Dave Greber regarding surveillance videos, which dispute statements from the Erie County Holding Center staff.
It’s an Erie County case that dates back to 2012, one that’s been investigated by local law enforcement, by the state, even by the federal government. Read the full story… read more →