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Bed sores are skin wounds that are caused by pressure. When nursing home patients remain in the same position for a long time, the pressure from […]


When your parent is in a nursing home, it is important to make sure that he or she is being properly cared for. Often, elderly people […]


We see the same story and facts over and over again.  Elder or Dependent Adult is taken to a Long Term Care Acute Hospital Facility because […]


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 […]


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 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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


California law establishes the general duty of each person to exercise, in his or her activities, reasonable care for the safety of others. (Civ. Code, § […]


Flores, a patient, sued the Hospital for general negligence and premises liability. Flores pled she injured her left knee and elbow when the bed rail collapsed, […]



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