Bedsores May Be An Indication Of Neglect By Nursing Home Staff
Ask 100 nursing home administrators and staff members what the single largest threat to the health and survival of their residents is and 100 will answer “bedsores.” Bedsores can afflict any person who is unable to leave their bed or move about in bed without assistance. Yet bed sores are the most common type of preventable injury that occurs in long-term care facilities.
When nursing home care providers fail to proactively prevent bedsores for bed-bound patients, victims and/or their families have a legal right to pursue compensation for their loss. The lawyers at Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., have handled dozens of nursing home negligence cases and have recovered awards totaling $280,000, $300,000 and more for victims and families.
Kennedy, Johnson, Schwab & Roberge, L.L.C., provides knowledgeable, results-driven legal help following bedsore injuries and other injuries occurring in nursing homes. Call 866-689-1248 to schedule a no-charge consultation.
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Our legal team has handled thousands of personal injury cases in our 150 years of combined experience. In addition, our team includes the former president of the New Haven County Bar Association, trial procedure instructors and lawyers selected for inclusion in Connecticut Super Lawyers annually since 2007. Also, several of our attorneys are AV Preeminent* rated through Martindale-Hubbell’s peer rating system, which is the highest rating available to attorneys.
Our reputation enables us to work with the best area and national medical experts, and our experience means we bring highly effective investigatory, negotiating and trial skills to each nursing home injury case we handle. For further information, please contact our firm.
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