One reason you might place an elderly loved one in a nursing home is to ensure they receive the day-to-day care their advanced years might require. When everyday care is lax and your loved one does not receive the attention they need, bedsores can be one negative result.
If you believe your loved one’s bedsores are the result of nursing home neglect, a Jacksonville bedsores lawyer may be able to help prove neglect and hold the nursing home financially responsible. When you are ready to fight for the financial recovery you are entitled to, call 1-800-747-3733 to reach the client intake team at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine.
Diagnosing and Treating Painful Bedsores
Bedsores, or pressure sores, are difficult to treat and should be avoided as much as possible. Nursing home staff should carefully monitor bedridden residents to prevent bedsores as well as routinely change their bedding. Bedsores are a dangerous medical condition that can require extensive treatment and long recovery times. Merck Manuals reports common sites of bedsores as:
This list is not exhaustive, and bedsores can appear on any part of your loved one’s body if they are not moved or turned regularly. Treatments for bedsores can involve:
- Wound cleaning
- Dead tissue removal
- Sterile dressing
- Surgical intervention
The health care team treating your loved one might also suggest padding and pillows to aid in their comfort. Contact the client care team at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine by calling 1-800-747-3733 immediately. We can help you uncover the cause of your loved one’s bedsores and seek financial recovery for their resultant medical care and pain and suffering.
Know the Benefit of Working With a Jacksonville Bedsores Lawyer
Are you considering hiring a local lawyer to help you seek compensation for nursing home abuse? At the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine, our team will start by ensuring your claim is filed on time to meet the statute of limitations. According to Florida Statute §400.0236, the time you have to file a compensation lawsuit is generally two years from the time your loved one is injured.
We work hard to prove the cause, effect, and result of the nursing home abuse or neglect that led to your loved one’s painful bedsore injuries. The nursing home abuse team at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine is ready to help you hold the nursing home financially responsible for the actions of their staff.
Get the Financial Compensation You Are Entitled To
Is a member of your family suffering from the long-term physical effects of dangerous bedsores? If nursing home abuse or neglect led to your loved one’s current medical situation, you can fight back. A Jacksonville bedsores lawyer can help you fight for the financial compensation your family is entitled to after the abuse and mistreatment of your loved one. Contact the client care team at the Law Offices of Anidjar & Levine today by calling 1-800-747-3733.
We Can Help.