Anyone assigned to provide care for bedridden patients should be intensely aware of the risk posed by bedsores. Also called pressure sores and decubitus ulcers, bedsores are not just incredibly painful — they are potentially fatal. If you believe negligence in a nursing home, hospital or other facility caused your loved one’s bedsores, legal action to get financial compensation may be absolutely justified.
Not only is Rolling Meadows-based attorney Susan A. Marks a driven trial lawyer and negotiator for the injured, but her professional background also includes high-level work in the medical field and as a nursing home administrator. To discuss whether you should pursue a lawsuit against a facility that allowed bedsores to threaten or take your loved one’s life, contact us now at SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC.
You likely know that bedsores are serious skin ulcers caused by failure to reposition in an immobile or seriously ill person often enough. Malnutrition and dehydration are also common contributors to this serious condition
You may have recently, and even tragically, learned that failure to promptly treat the infections associated with bedsores can lead to rapid progression and an avoidable, wrongful death. Our legal team will step in and go to work for you by:
When you call or email our law offices, we will provide a free consultation and case evaluation. Our entire focus will be on your needs and best interests — and you will pay no attorney fees at all unless we take your case and win compensation for you. For the caring, focused legal medical malpractice lawyer counsel you deserve in this traumatic time, please contact us right now.
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