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?
Causes of Bedsores
Bedsores can have a variety of causes. Click here to learn more.
Stages of Bedsores
There are several stages of bedsore development. To learn more, visit our “Stages of Bedsores” page for more information.
Fortunately, bedsores are typically treatable. Learn more about how bedsores are treated here.
Can I Sue for Bedsores?
Not surprisingly, many people want to know whether they can sue and recover compensation for their bedsores. In many cases, the answer to this question is “yes.” Click here to learn more about bedsore lawsuits in New York City.
Call Us Today to Schedule a Free Case Evaluation with a New York City Bedsore Lawyer
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 in New York, call our office today at (213) 568-4159 or contact us online.
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