Nursing Home Neglect Bed Sore Lawyers
When our loved ones need more care than we can give them, many times placing them into a nursing home or care facility is an option that people turn to. We feel that our loved ones should be properly care for and looked after when they are in a nursing home. However, many nursing homes in Memphis and throughout Tennessee do not have enough staff or are not properly trained. This can lead to injuries such as bed or pressure sores for many residents. If left untreated these sores can be severe and even life-threatening. If you believe that your loved one developed a bed sore due to nursing home negligence, then you need to speak to a Tennessee nursing home neglect and bed sore lawyer with the Higgins Firm as soon as possible. We will listen to any questions and concerns you may have about your case and help you to get the compensation you deserve for the neglect your loved one experienced.
A bed or Pressure sore is an ulcer on the skin caused by constant pressure on that portion of the body. If a bed sore is left without treatment it can cause serious health conditions and infections that may be life threatening. A bed sore typically occurs in places where the skin and bone have the most contact. These places include but are not limited to the:
You want the nursing home you choose for your loved one to be a place that they will be cared for and be safe. Unfortunately, this is not always the case. If you suspect that someone you care about developed a bed or pressure sore due to a nursing home's neglect, then you should contact one of our experienced and compassionate Memphis nursing home neglect and bed sore lawyers at the Higgins Firm. We know how important the health and safety of your loved one is to you and we will gather any information we may need for your claim. We will also make sure that you receive any compensation you need for what you and your family have suffered and make sure the negligent nursing home is held responsible for their actions.