San Antonio, TX asked in Nursing Home Abuse and Medical Malpractice for Texas

Q: Do I have a case of neglect?

My husband is in a nursing home and he developed a sore. I went to the nursing home on a Monday and they told me he had a wound the size of a pea, when I went back the following Monday it was infected and there was bone exposure. He has been from facility to facility having surgeries after surgeries. He lost a considerable amount of weight as well. He lost approximately 30 pounds in a month. His last surgery he had to have a procedure called a flap to cover the bone exposure. He's on feeding tube to pick up his weight. My husband has been through a lot. What do I do?

1 Lawyer Answer
Robert D. Kreisman
Robert D. Kreisman
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Chicago, IL

A: This sounds very much like a nursing abuse or negligence case. You should consult with an attorney in your area who specializes in nursing home abuse cases.

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