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A.G. Schneiderman Announces Charges Filed Against 17 Nursing Home Employees For Neglecting Disabled Resident

BUFFALO - Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman today announced that charges were filed against 17 employees of Highpointe on Michigan Health Care Facility in Buffalo, following an investigation into their treatment of a nursing home resident. The investigation, which relied on a hidden camera placed in the patient's room, revealed a disturbing pattern of neglect. The eight nurses and nine nursing assistants are being charged with a variety of felony and misdemeanor counts in Buffalo City Court.


Action Details

  • Date:April 25, 2014
  • Agency:New York Attorney General
  • Enforcement Types:
    • State Enforcement Agencies