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A Guide to Pressure Sore Cases: Part Two

By |2018-02-13T18:09:56+00:00October 1st, 2015|Attorney Articles, Nursing Home Negligence|

It is against this backdrop that the pressure sore case must be evaluated. Pressure sores are prevalent in nursing homes because elderly and infirmed residents are often immobile, bed bound or chair bound. A pressure sore develops because of pressure and/or friction over an area of skin, resulting in decreased blood flow to that area. [...]

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A Guide to Pressure Sore Cases: Part One

By |2018-02-13T18:05:55+00:00September 14th, 2015|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Negligence|

Pressure ulcers are among the most common injuries suffered by nursing home residents. They can be painful and debilitating, and are horrifying to the resident’s family and to jurors alike. Practitioners should have a basic understanding of the law protecting nursing home residents who develop bed sores and be able to make a preliminary determination [...]

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Nursing Home Abuse – What to Look For

By |2018-02-13T16:53:20+00:00February 19th, 2015|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Negligence|

    Michael Glass of RGLZ explains what constitutes abuse or neglect in a nursing home, as well as what to look for and be suspicious of. You can take action against neglectful nursing homes. Discussed in Part 1 is an overview, as well as a discussion of falls and understaffing. [...]

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Nursing Home Neglect — Evaluating the Pressure Sore Case

By |2018-02-13T16:43:29+00:00January 16th, 2015|Attorney Articles, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Negligence|

Written by Michael G. Glass Pressure ulcers are among the most common injuries suffered by nursing home residents.[i] They can be painful and debilitating, and are horrifying to the resident’s family and to jurors alike. Practitioners should have a basic understanding of the law protecting nursing home residents who develop bed sores and be able [...]

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Collecting evidence of elder abuse : trickier than you think

By |2018-10-31T18:20:57+00:00June 25th, 2014|Nursing Home Negligence|

While many people may criticize those New Yorkers who put loved ones in nursing homes or assisted living facilities, the decision to do so is often difficult. Most people don't want to take their parents from their homes and put them in the care of strangers, but sometimes it is impossible for older individuals to [...]