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Tuesday, May 23, 2017

Bedsore Victim? FAQ's for those seeking information about Bedsore Lawsuits

1)  What is a bedsore and why should they be preventable?
A bedridden patient must undergo frequent regular repositioning of his/her body in order to avoid the formation of ulcers or sores that form as a result of constant pressure. These wounds are usually found on the sacrum and the heels and range in size from stage I to stage IV, stage IV being the deepest and largest type. 

2)  Can you sue for bedsores?
A patient may be entitled to financial compensation if they form these bed sores and suffer from the many complications that occur as a result of them. A lot of times bed sores require surgical intervention to control. They also cause serious infections which could lead to death. 

3)  What to do if you notice bedsores on a family member?
This a serious and well known condition that affects a patient whose ability to move themselves in the bed is compromised. The failure of the hospital or nursing home staff to frequently and regularly re-position the patient is negligence and is typically grounds to bring a medical malpractice lawsuit. 



Thursday, May 18, 2017

The Top 3 Things to Look for when Hiring an Injury Lawyer

1. Experience handling only accident/injury cases. The insurance companies and their lawyers know the firms that know how to properly handle accident claims, bring lawsuits, take depositions, select juries, and get big verdicts. They keep lists, and if your lawyer is not on the list it is likely to affect the value of your case.

2. Results. Have they consistently over a long period of time obtained large settlements and verdicts for their clients.

3. Reviews. What do their past clients have to say about them. Did they live up to their expectations, provide great personal service. Did they keep them updated throughout the case, keep them involved and push their case quickly?


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