Albany Nursing Home Bedsore Attorneys

Saratoga Springs Decubitus Ulcer Lawyer

Anyone who is bedridden all or most of the time is at risk of developing decubitus ulcers, also known as bedsores. Nursing homes have a responsibility to take basic steps to prevent and treat bedsores, and when they fail to do so, they can be held accountable for the consequences.

At the law firm of Rosenblum and Partners, LLP., our Albany nursing home bedsore lawyers are dedicated to helping residents and their families get the maximum compensation they are entitled to in personal injury and wrongful death claims against neglectful facilities.

Understanding the Causes and Consequences of Bedsores

When someone remains in the same position in a bed for an extended period of time, he or she can develop bedsores as a result of the pressure that builds up in certain parts of the body. If left untreated for long enough, the damage done by bedsores may be irreversible.

One of the major risks posed by bedsores is the buildup of necrotic tissue that is highly prone to infection. Bedsore infections that become septic can ultimately prove fatal.

The nursing profession has known for decades that the vast majority of bedsores can be prevented by turning bedridden patients at least every two hours. Unfortunately, some nursing homes are so understaffed that they neglect this important responsibility.

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Each of the attorneys at our firm has been practicing law for at least 25 years, and we deliberately limit our caseload so that we can provide personal attention to every case we accept and dedicate the time and money needed to get the best possible results for our clients.

If your parent, spouse or other loved one has contracted a serious bedsore in a nursing home, don’t hesitate to contact us to discuss your options with an experienced attorney. You will not pay any fees or expenses unless we help you obtain money damages.