Saul Gruber

Saul G. Gruber, Esquire is a trial attorney and principle in The Gruber Firm, LLC. He concentrates his practice in representing victims of nursing home and other long term care facility negligence and abuse. Attorney Gruber is friendly and helpful, delivering personal and compassionate legal services that respond to the needs of his clients. Dealing with legal problems can be a difficult time, particularly when they involve emotional issues, such as the injuries of loved ones as a result of nursing home abuse or neglect. Mr. Gruber goes beyond the scope of his duty and works to counsel clients through the challenging situation they are facing. He strives to keep clients informed and involved in the decision-making process, encouraging them to become advocates of quality nursing home care in New Jersey.

He is a member of the Board of Governors and Executive Board of the New Jersey Association for Justice as well as a member of the Leaders Forum of the American Association for Justice. He serves as a PAC trustee of both the NJAJ PAC and AAJ PAC. Saul is a member of the executive board of the Nursing Home Litigation Group of AAJ and is past Chair of the Small Firm Section of AAJ.

As an attorney dedicated to the protection of the elderly and victims of nursing home injustice, Mr. Gruber is a member of the Consumer Voice and a frequent lecturer on these topics for NJAJ, AAJ, ICLE, and various other community relation groups. Since 2007, he has earned recognition as a SuperLawyer, a designation based on peer review and a high level of professional achievements. In addition, he has achieved status as one of the "Top 100 lawyers" in New Jersey by the National Trial Lawyers Association. Saul has been invited to speak on the topic of Nursing Home Neglect by State Trial lawyer Associations in New York, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Kentucky, and Washington. He has also authored an article on Pressure Ulcers in the TRIAL magazine. He presently resides in South Jersey with his wife, three children, and two dogs.

Recent Posts By Saul Gruber

Sad Story of Pain and Death in a Veteran’s; Home in Nevada

Former Nevada legislator and longtime optometrist Robert Robinson died less than three weeks after being left outside in extreme heat by staff at the Nevada State Veterans Home in Boulder City. The 89-year-old man suffered second-degree burns on his legs and other parts of his body while sitting in his wheelchair wearing only shorts during the height of summer, family members said Monday. The cause of death on Robinson’s death certificate includes “sepsis, cellulitis, cutaneous burns and prolonged environmental heat exposure.” The family now plans to sue the facility. “It’s just unacceptable,” Robinson’s grandson, Craig Robinson, said Monday. ” I …

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October is Nursing Home Residents’ Rights Month 2012!

October is Residents’ Rights Month 2012! As we enter into election season, let us remember that residents of nursing homes, assisted livings and other long-term care residences do not lose their right to vote because of where they live. As an annual event, the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (the “Consumer Voice”) has designated October as Residents’ Rights Month to celebrate the importance of the Nursing Home Reform law of 1987. The federal law was enacted to ensure quality of life, quality of care, and dignity, while promoting and protecting the rights of each resident. New Jersey and …

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October is Residents’ Rights Month 2012!

As we enter into election season, let us remember that residents of nursing homes, assisted livings and other long-term care residences do not lose their right to vote because of where they live. As an annual event, the National Consumer Voice for Quality Long-Term Care (the “Consumer Voice”) has designated October as Residents’ Rights Month to celebrate the importance of the Nursing Home Reform law of 1987. The federal law was enacted to ensure quality of life, quality of care, and dignity, while promoting and protecting the rights of each resident. New Jersey and Pennsylvania have enacted similar state laws. …

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Pressure ulcers in Hospitals more likely in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York.

Pressure ulcers in Hospitals more likely in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and New York. Pressure ulcers, also known as bed sores, are caused by unrelieved pressure upon bony prominences on the body, such as the sacrum, heels and back. More often they are associated with the infirmed who cannot move themselves and most often occur in Nursing Homes and Assisted living facilities. However, there has been a rise in such avoidable injuries in acute hospitals which has caused CMS to institute “never event” rules disallowing reimbursement to hospitals for treating pressure ulcers they have caused. A new study by the Journal …

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Elopement from Nursing Homes is a Deadly Epidemic

Residents of both Nursing Homes and Assisted living facilities are often suffering from conditions that make their mental status questionable. Often they become disoriented and are not sure where they are. In some of these situations, residents want to leave the facility, also known as elopement. This does not mean the residents are “escaping”, rather they may simply want to walk, wander, or visit people outside of the home.  These wandering episodes can have tragic endings including, drowning, starvation, vehicular accidents all resulting in needless harm and death. Residents of facilities must be assessed completely upon admission for all risks …

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