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Deborah Gough

Deborah Gough

Hackensack, New Jersey

For the past 10 years, Deborah R. Gough has devoted her entire practice to representing the the victims of nursing home neglect and abuse, and their families. She concentrates her practice in cases involving matters such as bedsores, falls, broken bones, medication errors, sexual and physical abuse, malnutrition, dehydration, and fraudulent charting.  Deborah is the current Chair of the American Association for Justice Nursing Home Litigation Group, a member of the New York Nursing Home Litigation Group and the National Citizen's Coalition for Nursing Home Reform. Deborah has served as faculty for seminars  on nursing home litigation for  the New Jersey Institute for Continuing Legal Education (ICLE) and has written and lectured nationally on the subject of nursing home litigation and protection of our elderly. Deborah is a graduate of Gerry Spence's Trial Lawyer's College.

Areas of Practice

  • Nursing Home Abuse
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff

Litigation Percentage

  • 100% of Practice Devoted to Litigation

Bar Admissions

  • New Jersey, 2000
  • New York, 2001


  • Loyola University New Orleans School of Law, New Orleans, Louisiana
    • J.D.
  • Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
    • B.A.

Professional Associations and Memberships

  • AAJ Nursing Home Litigation Group, Chair
  • New York Nursing Home Litigation Group, Member

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The Gough Law Firm, LLP
411 Hackensack Avenue
Hackensack, N.J. 07601
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New York, N.Y. 10016
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Toll Free: 888-488-1002
Fax: 516-282-9880

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