Nursing Home Abuse: Pressure Ulcer Lawsuit

A wrongful death suit was filed against a Texas nursing home  alleging negligent care in causing pressure ulcers.  The resident had Alzheimer’s and Parkinson/s diseases.  The care plan required a pressure reducing device on the bed and frequent turning and repositioning.  A pressure relieving mattress was not placed on the bed until 30 days after the first pressure sore on his backside  and two weeks after the second pressure sore on his hip.

To read more:  http://www.wacotrib.com/news/health/wrongful-death-lawsuit-filed-over-woodway-nursing-home-care/article_84c12dfd-51f5-5625-a0b3-be8ea91ccb37.html

If you are looking for a nursing home abuse attorney, Russo & Kieck is a full service law firm in Hackensack, New Jersey.  We represent clients throughout Northern New Jersey in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Morris, Passaic and Union Counties.

 

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