You may have a Bedsore or Pressure Sore Lawsuit against a hospital or Nursing Home.
Bedsores can be painful and deadly and there are laws in place to protect you or your loved one, and to compensate you for pain and suffering.
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Here is a helpful list compiled by U.S. News & World Report-Health. There are 579 nursing homes in the New York City, New York metropolitan area, 159 of which received an overall rating of five stars from the federal Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. This NYC metro area includes Long Island, Westchester, and northern NJ.
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Are hospitals liable if a patient develops bedsores or pressure sores?
Bedsores are often a sign of neglect and can be the result of hospital malpractice, nurse malpractice or nursing home negligence.
It is simply not acceptable that they should happen while a person is at a facility in the care of professionals.
Sadly, bedsores are the underlying cause of death for several thousand Americans each year. They are not the fault of the patient. The patient is a victim. Medical negligence by a hospital, doctor, nurse, aide or medical technician is unacceptable. Read more>