Written by: Eve Soldatos, Esq. and Kyle A. Schiedo, Esq.
Edited by: Nicole A. Callahan, Esq.
On June 5, 2020, plaintiff Vivian Rivera-Zayas brought an action in Kings County Supreme Court against Long Island nursing home Our Lady of Consolation Nursing and Rehabilitative Care Center, claiming that the nursing home was negligent, reckless, and willful in their failure to implement appropriate COVID-19 infection prevention policies. Ms. Rivera-Zayas alleges that her