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Bedsores Cause Death of Elder Palm Desert, California Resident

Recently, a 74-year-old Palm Desert man was found to have a gaping wound which completely exposed some of the bones of his spine.  three days latter this […]


Development of Bedsores in Nursing Homes Are Considered Never Events!!!

A Los Angeles, California client’s  father died as a result of bedsores he received while living in a private nursing home in South Los Angeles. The report from the California […]


Nursing Homes Alter Medical Records to Hide Elder Abuse and Neglect

A Carmichael nursing home supervisor admitted she was ordered to alter medical records of a 92-year-old patient, who died after developing rotting bedsores. The state fined […]


Peck Law Group, APC Successful in Opposing Nursing Home Petition to Compel Arbitration In the matter of Duckworth v. Porterville Convalescent Hospital

Defendants have the burden of establishing the existence of a valid agreement to arbitrate. Pagarian v. Libby Care Center, Inc. (2002) 99 Cal. App. 4th 298, […]


Pre-Dispute Arbitration in Long Term Care Must not be Implemented

The American Bar Association has asked that a proposed Centers for Medicare & Medicaid rule authorizing mandatory, pre-dispute arbitration in long-term care admissions contracts not be […]


Trump Administration Aims To Abolish Nursing Home Resident Rights their Constitutional Right to a Jury Trial

Consumer groups are making a last ditch effort to stop the Trump administration from stripping nursing home residents and their families of the right to take […]


Is There No Such Thing as an Unavoidable Pressure Ulcer?

Subject: Re:  Avoidable / Unavoidable Pressure Sores Is there is no such thing as an unavoidable pressure ulcer,? although now the Federal Government seems to be […]


Chronic Wounds Such as Bed Sores and Pressure Ulcers Can Cause Severe Health Risks

Chronic Wounds Can Cause Severe Health Risks An acute wound that does not heal in an expected amount of time, typically within six weeks, is considered […]


Pressure ulcers, which are sometimes known as bedsores, are caused when an area of skin is put under pressure and can cause blood poisoning and gangrene

Pressure ulcers, which are sometimes known as bedsores, are caused when an area of skin is put under pressure and can cause blood poisoning (sepsis) and gangrene. […]


The Selection of a Nursing Home Can Mean the Difference Between Life or Death

The selection of a nursing home can be critical: 39 percent of facilities have been cited by health inspectors over the past three years for harming […]



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