As advocates for the elderly and their families, The Ruth Law Team has many years of experience handling hundreds of cases resulting from the negligence and resulting patient abuse that occurs in many nursing homes including bedsores. 

Bedsores are ulcers that develop when a person’s body weight goes unrelieved for an extended period of time. Ulcers go by many different names, such as pressure ulcers, pressure sores, decubitus ulcers, and of course, bedsores.

If you or someone you know has developed ulcers while in the care of a nursing home and would like to speak to a bedsores lawyer who is experienced in this area, please call The Ruth Law Team at (888) 783-8378 for a free consultation.

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Frequently Asked Questions About Nursing Home Abuse

Here is Everything You Need to Know to Determine How to Prevent Elder Abuse

June 15 marks World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, a day promoting an understanding of neglect and abuse that some of the most vulnerable citizens of the world suffer from daily. Sadly, five million elders in the U.S. are victims of abuse, neglect, and/or exploitation each year—and this number includes only those reported. The National Committee for the… read more?

How do I get better care for a loved one who is in a nursing home?

The purpose of a care facility—assisted living, nursing home, hospital, etc—is to provide the level of help necessary for a person either to rehabilitate from an injury or surgery, or simply to reside safely on a day-to-day basis. Because these residents are all either physically and/or mentally unable to fully care for themselves, they’re especially… read more?

What should you do if you find bedsores on a bedridden patient?

ATTENTION: The presence of bedsores is often indicative of a nursing home’s neglect both in causing and failing to prevent such ulcers. As advocates for the elderly and their families, The Ruth Law Team has many years of experience handling hundreds of cases resulting from the negligence and resulting patient abuse that occurs in many nursing… read more?

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Common Causes of Bedsores

In a typically healthy person, ulcers do not normally form because the person is continuously moving around and making minor adjustments to relieve any long-term pressure. Nursing home residents who lack the ability or awareness to make these continuous pressure relief adjustments are very susceptible to developing ulcers. It is the nursing home’s duty to be aware of these residents who are at an increased risk for developing ulcers and to take the appropriate measures to prevent the development of ulcers. Some of the most common factors that contribute to bedsores include:

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Being injured at the hands of nursing home abuse and neglect can have a significant impact on you and those you love. That is why it is essential to hold any involved parties accountable for the damages that they have caused by contacting The Ruth Law Team at (888) 783-8378 for a free review of your case by one of our nursing home abuse and neglect attorneys. Let us put our experience and resources to work for you so you can focus on putting your life back together.

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