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Bedsore Lawyer in Atlanta

Bedsore Lawyer in Atlanta

Bedsores are preventable if the adequate care is taken by the nursing home and its staff members. Should bedsores develop or worsen, however, this may indicate negligent and inappropriate care on the part of the nursing home. When a nursing home fails to provide a level of care that ensures the well-being and safety of its residents, they may be liable to provide compensation for the injured party.
At Kaufman Law, P.C., we are committed to protecting the rights of our clients and pursuing the justice they deserve. With more than 100 years of combined experience, our Atlanta nursing home abuse lawyer has the comprehensive knowledge of Georgia and federal law mandating nursing homes to guide you through the intricacies of the legal system.

What Causes Bedsores?

Bedsores, or pressure ulcers, occur when a resident spends an extensive amount of time in one position. Whether in bed or in a wheelchair, the risk of developing bedsores is significant if preventative care is not taken properly.
The following are the proper techniques nursing homes should perform to prevent bedsores:

  • Relocating, repositioning, or off-loading
  • Letting residents lie at a 30-degree angle
  • Dry bedding and clothing for residents
  • Checking residents on a daily basis
  • Using pressure-relieving devices
  • Monitoring patients who are at a higher risk of forming bedsores

Let Us Fight for Your Loved One Today

If your loved one is suffering from bedsores and any other health-related issues from bedsores in Atlanta, GA, our legal team can thoroughly review your case and determine all of the available legal options to obtain the most favorable outcome possible. With millions of dollars recovered on behalf of our clients, you can be confident in letting us represent you and your loved one.
Call (404) 355-4000 to speak with our Atlanta personal injury attorneys.