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Common Cause of Bed Sores, What to Watch For

Immobility People at the greatest risk of developing pressure ulcers are those who are immobile.  Once a person losses the ability to move and becomes inactive, […]


Obesity in Elderly increases Risk of Bed Sores

Obesity in the elderly increases risk of bed sores. Obesity increased  for elderly residents in long term care facilities over the last decade and has been associated with […]


To Sustain an Elder Abuse Claim, Read the Pleading Requirements

What Are The Pleading Requirements To Sustain An Elder Abuse Cause of Action in the State of California? The Pleading Requirements to Assert a Violation of […]


Amputation Caused By Severely Infected Bed Sores

Amputation caused by severely infected bed sores: A 54 year old man’s leg was amputated above the knee as a result of a severely infected bed sore. Bed […]


Proper Positioning is Needed to Eliminate Risk of Bed Sores, Decubitus Ulcers and Pressure Sores

To aid in the prevention of Bed sores, Decubitus ulcers, and Pressure ulcers: elevation of the head of the bed to no more than 30 degrees (or […]


Bed Sores: Wrongful Death

Bed Sores wrongful death: A resident at the Kindred Health Care nursing home in Los Angeles, California was found with a severely infected stage four bed sore, also known as […]


Current Legislation: Elder Abuse

Current Legislation: Elder Abuse: In the current session of the California Legislature, there are some bills that have been introduced that should be investigated and considered […]


In the State of California: Nursing Home Elder Abuse and Neglect Must Be Pled with Specificity says California Long Term Care Litigation Lawyer Steven Peck

The Elder Abuse Act in California The Elder Abuse Act defines abuse as “[p]hysical abuse, neglect, financial abuse, abandonment, isolation, abduction, or other treatment with resulting […]


California Jury Awards Family of Elder Woman Abused and Neglected In Long Term Assisted Facility $23 Million In Damages says Personal Injury Attorney Steven Peck

On March 8, 2013, Sacramento jury awarded the children of an elderly woman suffering from Alzheimer’s disease with $23 million after their mother suffered from physical […]


The Son of Brooke Astor Shall go to Prison For Defrauding His Mother Says Elder Abuse Lawyer Steven Peck

The son of late New York philanthropist and socialite Brooke Astor will go to prison for defrauding his mother after a state appeals court upheld his […]



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