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Wisconsin Blocks State Nursing Home Investigations from Evidence

February 23, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Decubitus Ulcer Lawsuit,Pressure Sores in Nursing Home   |   0 Comment

The state of Wisconsin passed a terrible tort reform law that harms nursing home resident’s rights. Wisconsin courts will not be able to see or read state investigations into nursing home abuse lawsuits. This hurts residents because it blocks juries from seeing evidence of elder abuse and neglect. This is a step backwards to protecting […]

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“Paper thin skin” leads to Pressure Sores??

February 07, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Ulcers   |   0 Comment

We hear this in bedsore lawsuits all the time — the patient had “paper thin skin” and this is why they developed pressure sores. This is a cop out excuse by the corporate-run nursing homes. If a hospital patient or nursing home resident has “paper thin skin”, they should receive extra pressure relief. This focused […]

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What is a Pressure Sore (Decubitus Ulcer)?

February 05, 2013  |   Posted by :   |   Ulcers   |   0 Comment

A decubitus ulcer (or pressure sore or bedsore) is a wound that develops when a person puts pressure on an area of their skin for an extended amount of time. Most people are able to shift their position and relieve the pressure on their skin. However, many nursing home and hospital patients are unable to […]

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