Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers with Tip #9 for Bedsore Prevention

As nursing home abuse attorneys, we realize that prevention is the best medicine. In continuation of our series of nursing home abuse tips to help prevent bedsores and pressure ulcers, we leave the important areas of nutrition and hydration. In this next tip, we address the most important area to help a patient prevent bedsores and pressure ulcers from occurring or worsening. Tip # 9 for the Prevention of Bedsores and Pressure Ulcers in Nursing Homes Proper shifting and repositioning is paramount in preventing nursing home patients from acquiring life threatening bedsores and pressure ulcers. According to the National Pressure Ulcer … [Read more...]

Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers Necessary to Exposing Nursing Home Abuse

According to a recent report by the American Association for Justice, civil lawsuits help uncover nursing home abuse and insurance company offenses. "Where regulatory and legislative bodies have been unable to cope with this distressing rise of neglect and abuse of our elderly, the civil justice system has stepped into the breach," said AAJ President Gibson Vance.This statement is contained in the report, Standing Up For Seniors: How the Civil Justice System Protects Elderly Americans. The report outlines how, through litigation, trial attorneys across the country have uncovered evidence of corporate programs aimed at terminating seniors' … [Read more...]