New York Attorneys Handling Cases Involving Nursing Neglect
Individuals who have suffered from bedsores are forced to face many hardships.
Bedsores can cause patients immense pain, further illnesses, and can prove
fatal in some cases. Furthermore, bedsores can place an unnecessary financial
burden on patients and their families. Treating bedsores can be costly,
and the ensuing medical bills may not be covered by insurance. Many of
the hardships placed on patients by bedsores could have been avoided had
the attending medical professional acted in a responsible manner.
As a result, patients who have suffered from bedsores may be able to recover
compensation for any damages they suffered by filing a medical malpractice
Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., our New York medical negligence lawyers understand the difficulties that
patients who have suffered from bedsores face. We are committed to doing
anything we can to help ease the financial burden created by a medical
If you or someone you love have suffered bedsores while under the care
of a medical professional, you may be entitled to compensation. To see
if you have grounds for a lawsuit, call 212-406-1700 or
contact us online for a free consultation.
Have You Been A Victim of Hospital or Nursing Home Neglect?
Patients who have suffered bedsores may be eligible to receive compensation
if their injuries were suffered while under the care of a medical professional.
In order to have grounds for a lawsuit, the injured patients must be able
to prove that the medical professionals attending to them failed to perform
the basic functions of their job. Furthermore, they must be able to prove
that the medical professional's negligence was the cause of their
bedsores. Additionally, the patient must have suffered either economic
or non-economic damages to have grounds for a lawsuit.
Patients who have suffered bedsores due to the following may have grounds
for a claim:
- The medical professionals failed to regularly change the position of the
- The medical professionals failed to regularly change adult diapers
- The patient was often left dehydrated
- The patient was not regularly fed
- The medical facility failed to provide a pressure relieving mattress, resulting
in persistent pressure being placed on some part of the patient's body
While bedsores are typically suffered by elderly individuals, younger patients
may still be at risk. Anyone who has been immobile for a lengthy period
of time can suffer bedsores.
If You Have Suffered From Bedsores, Call a Medical Malpractice Lawyer Today
To ensure they are eligible to receive the compensation they may deserve,
patients who have suffered from bedsores while undergoing care in a medical
facility should contact a medical malpractice attorney as soon as possible.
Patients who wait too long to hire an attorney and file a lawsuit may
come into conflict with the statute of limitations. The statute of limitations
is a law that specifies the amount of time an individual has to file a
lawsuit following an incident.
Failure to file a lawsuit before the statute of limitations expires can
result in injured patients being forever barred from receiving compensation
for the damages they suffered. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs &
Kool, our personal injury lawyers are committed to pursuing maximum compensation
for patients who have suffered bedsores due to a medical professional's
negligence. As a result, we investigate and file all of our clients'
claims in a timely manner.
Have you suffered bedsores while under a doctor or nurse's care at
a medical facility? If so, Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool will
give you a free review of your legal options. Fill out our case review
form or call 212-406-1700 to schedule your free consultation.