Decubitus Ulcer Lawsuit Settlement Facts – Average Decubitus Ulcer Case Settlement

Costs involved in a Decubitus Ulcer lawsuit / settlement

Costs involved in a Decubitus Ulcer lawsuit / settlement

The average Stage 4 decubitus ulcer lawsuit settlement is $250,000 across the country. Nationwide, decubitus ulcer lawsuit settlements total over $65,000,000. Other costs relating to stage 4 decubitus ulcer lawsuits average $125,000 in medical care related to the wound. Obviously, the costs associated with Stage 4 decubitus ulcer lawsuits are extremely high. When a nursing home or hospital is confronted with a decubitus ulcer lawsuit, they usually pay the victim’s family restitution, which is referred to as a decubitus ulcer settlement. This is more reason why at-fault nursing homes, hospitals and assisted living facilities need to adequately staff their facilities to prevent stage 4 decubitus ulcers from occurring.

If you have a potential stage 4 decubitus ulcer lawsuit and want to speak with a decubitus ulcer lawyer, call (561) 316-7207 or fill out the free case evaluator to the right.

To read more about potential decubitus ulcer settlement value, click here to read “What is my decubitus ulcer lawsuit settlement worth?”

Statistical Source:Bennett RG, O’Sullivan J, DeVito EM, Remsburg R. The increasing medical malpractice risk related to pressure ulcers in the United States. J Am Geriatr Soc. 2000 Jan;48(1):73–81. [PubMed]

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