Nursing Home Abuse Update:
On Wednesday, February 24, 2016, New York law makers introduced legislation that would modify the statute of limitations for those individuals affected by environmental contamination. The new bill comes in the wake of rising health concerns following the PFOA water contamination in Hoosick Falls. The proposed legislation states as follows:
On Thursday, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) issued a press release declaring that it has identified two of the parties responsible for the groundwater contamination in the Village of Hoosick Falls - a community located roughly 35 miles northeast of Albany.