Bronx man Randy Nero, 40, who had an obsessive and uncontrollable habit of swallowing toothbrushes, choked on a toothbrush contained in a personal hygiene kit that a hospital nurse gave him. Nero decided to sue Jacobi Medical Center in 2018 for what he claimed is ‘medical malpractice,’ saying the nurse should have known about his decades-long history of being a compulsive toothbrush eater. He has filed a lawsuit against the hospital in the Bronx Supreme Court.

Read more: Schizophrenic Bronx Man Sues Jacobi Medical Center for Malpractice

The normal juggle of life and daily high-stress situations are what many people in the medical field face. Because any wrong move could cost a patient’s life, nurses are always in a state of fight or flight.

Long-term stress often results in nursing burnout, and in turn leads to nursing negligence, a type of medical malpractice.

Read more: Nursing Negligence: Hospital Burnout Can Lead to Tragedy

Nursing homes in New York provide care to persons of all ages who need round-the-clock care and supervision. While all such facilities provide basic nursing care and services, some nursing homes have arrangements available for specialized care for persons with special medical needs. New York State regulations and federal regulations govern the operation of these facilities and they lay down standards to assure that the elderly residents get the best possible care and quality of life.

Read more: Who is Liable For a Nursing Home Injury in New York?

Nursing home care in New York provides much-needed support to many families that find it difficult to care for their elders at home. Most such long-term care facilities provide thorough details regarding the medical support staff, equipment, and amenities available on the premises and promise to provide the best possible care to the elder whom you commit to their care.

Read more: Nursing Home Negligence Can Cause Injury to Your Loved One in NYC

A woman in New York City has filed a lawsuit against a nursing home for nursing negligence that allegedly led to the death of her dad, who was suffering from Covid-19, according to NY Post.

Read more: NYC Woman Sues Nursing Home After Death of Dad From COVID-19

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