Michigan Decubitus Ulcers Lawyers
Our Michigan nursing home injury lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. handle cases involving decubitus ulcers, also referred to as bedsores, pressure sores, or pressure ulcers in hospitals, nursing homes and assisted living centers in Michigan. Decubitus ulcers are injuries to the skin and the underlying tissue. Decubitus uclers is one of the major signs of nursing home neglect, nursing home abuse, or medical malpractice in a Michigan hospital. The majority of them can be found on areas of the body where the bone and skin are very close in contact. These areas include:
- Shoulder blades
- Base of the spine
- Sides of the knees
- Back of the Head
Decubitus ulcers often occur in persons who cannot move around easily. Nursing home residents are at a high risk for decubitus uclers because they often remain sedentary in a bed or wheelchair, and many of times have to rely on a nurse or caretaker to move them.
With proper care and monitoring, these ulcers should either be prevented or timely diagnosed so that prompt treatment can be administered. Medical malpractice cases arise against Michigan nursing homes when patients are not properly treated or when a delay in treatment causes the condition to come much worse.
Our nursing home neglect lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. are experts in decubitus ulcer cases and can help you and your loved one get the justice and financial compensation you deserve for your injuries. These lawsuits seek compensation for the resident and the family for the injuries suffered. They also serve to prevent such tragedy from happening to another resident in the future.
If you or a loved one suffer from decubitus ulcers in a Michigan nursing home, call our office now at (800) 606-1717 or fill out the Get Help Now contact form to the right for a free consultation. Our experienced nursing home neglect lawyers will represent you under our No Fee Promise, which means you do not pay any legal fees until you win a settlement. Call today and find out the real answers as to what happenned and how it happenned.
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