Bedsores are a common result of receiving substandard medical care and can often directly be tied to the negligence of healthcare professionals and caregivers. In addition, they are much more serious than many people assume, potentially resulting in life-threatening complications and the need for emergency medical treatment.
What are bedsores?
Bedsores are painful skin ulcers resulting from prolonged pressure on the skin. Learn more.
What causes bedsores?
Bedsores are caused by unrelieved pressure, friction, or shear on vulnerable body areas. Learn more.
What are bedsore stages?
Bedsore stages range from Stage 1 (mild) to Stage 4 (severe), indicating the depth and severity of tissue damage. Learn more.
Are bedsores treatable?
While bedsores are usually treatable, if untreated, they often lead to more serious complications and injuries. Learn more.
Can I sue for bedsores?
You may be eligible to sue for bedsores if they resulted from negligence or inadequate care. Learn more.
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If you or a loved one has developed bedsores while in the hospital or at a nursing home, you should speak to an attorney as soon as possible. To schedule a free consultation with a bedsore lawyer, call our office today at 1-212-465-1000 or contact us online.
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