Yonkers, NY asked in Nursing Home Abuse for New York

Q: What recourse is there if my dad got a medication overdose at his nursing home?

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Timur Akpinar

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  • Little Neck, NY
  • Licensed in New York

A: Available recourses could depend on whether the home or its agents were negligent in administering the medication. You could consult with a medical malpractice attorney, who could have questions as to what the medication was, what condition your father was receiving it for, what the magnitude of the overdose was, what the resulting injuries/symptoms/illnesses were, etc. These are just some of the questions, among others, that an attorney might ask in trying to determine whether the basis for a legal claim exists here.

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