Long Island Bedsore Lawyers
When you are bedridden for an extended period of time in a nursing home or other long-term care facility, whether because of an operation or other medical concern, the risk of developing bedsores can be great. Though some people may be more inclined to develop bedsores, hospitals and nursing homes have a duty to take reasonable measures to minimize the risk. Patients should be turned or moved on a regular basis. Proper nutrition, hydration and regular bathing have also been shown to reduce risk of bedsores.
If you or a loved one has contracted bedsores while in the care of a hospital or nursing home, you want an experienced lawyer to protect your interests.
At Rosenberg & Gluck, in Holtsville, we have focused our practice exclusively on personal injury claims for more than 28 years. Since 1983, we have helped thousands of people recover full and fair compensation for losses caused by the careless or negligent acts of others. We bring a comprehensive understanding of personal injury law and procedures to every case we handle, and use our experience, skill and knowledge to help you get the results you seek.
To set up a free initial consultation, contact our office or call us at (631) 451-7900.
Protecting Victims of Bedsore / Decubitus Ulcer Injury
Bedsores, also referred to as pressure sores or decubitus ulcers, are skin lesions that customarily develop when there is constant or continual pressure again your bones from lying in the same position for extended periods of time. Bedsores occur most frequently in the tailbone area and can be little more than redness on your skin or can result in blisters or abrasions, or they can lead to full skin loss or necrosis of your underlying tissue.
We provide comprehensive counsel to individuals suffering bedsores from nursing home or medical facility negligence, seeking full damages for all your losses, as well as remedial procedures to reduce the risk.
We handle all types of claims involving bedsores or decubitus ulcers, including cases involving:
- failure to provide adequate bedding, mattresses, heel protectors or other devices to minimize risk
- failure to reposition you or your loved one to avoid potential bedsores, whether because of neglect, abandonment or any other reason
- failure to take into consideration vascular disease, diabetes or other health conditions that increase the risk of bedsores / Decubitus Ulcers
We handle all bedsore injury claims on a contingency basis. We charge attorney fees only if we recover compensation for your injuries.
Contact Rosenberg & Gluck
If you or a loved one has suffered health consequences because of bedsores, contact our Bedsores/Decubitus Ulcers Attorneys by e-mail or call us at 631-451-7900 to set up an appointment. We will meet with you at a location that is convenient for you, including your home or the hospital if necessary.