For the past 12 years, Deborah R. Gough has devoted her entire practice to victims of abuse and neglect at nursing homes, assisted living facilities, hospitals, rehabilitation centers, group homes and boarding homes, psychiatric facilities, and other medical centers. She concentrates her practice in cases involving matters such as bedsores, falls, broken bones, medication errors, physical and sexual abuse, malnutrition, dehydration, and fraudulent charting. Deborah is the Past-Chair of the American Association for Justice, Nursing Home Litigation Group, a member of the New York Nursing Home Litigation Group, the New Jersey Association for Justice and the New York State Trial Lawyer’s Association. Deborah regularly serves as faculty for seminars on abuse and neglect at nursing homes, assisted living facilities and group homes both locally and nationally, and has extensively written on the subject. Deborah is a graduate of the Gerry Spence Trial Lawyer’s College.
Founded in the late 1940s and incorporated in 1976, the New Jersey Association for Justice (NJAJ) is headquartered in Trenton, New Jersey. NJAJ is a statewide association of over 2,700 members in private practice and public service, paralegals, law clerks, law students and law school graduates not yet admitted to the bar. NJAJ is dedicated to protecting New Jersey’s families by working to preserve and strengthen the laws for safer products and workplaces, a cleaner environment and quality health care.