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What is an explanation for Bed Sores & Pressure Sores, also known as a Decubitus Ulcer?

A Decubitus ulcer is a pressure sore or what is commonly called bed sores. It can range from a very mild pink coloration of the skin, usually […]


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 […]


Signs and Symptoms of Elder Abuse

Signs and symptoms of Elder Abuse At first, you might not recognize or take seriously signs of elder abuse.  They may appear to be symptoms of […]


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 […]


Elder Abuse Act in California Must Be Amended To Sustain Medical Elder Abuse by A Proponderance of the Evidence

The Elder Abuse Act was added to the Welfare and Institutions Code in 1982. “`In 1982, the Legislature recognized “that dependent adults may be subjected to […]


In California There Are Very Strict Pleading Requirements In Elder Abuse Cause of Actions

California’s Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act The Elder Abuse and Dependent Adult Civil Protection Act (Welf. & Inst. Code, § 15600 et seq.) […]



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