Q: My husband has constant bedsores as a result of being bedridden for months at a hospital I won’t name. Is this a case?
My husband has cancer that has responded to treatment but he’s suffering multiple issues just from the staff neglecting him. Bedsores, infections, psych meds not given when it was very clear in his chart he needed them. Location of hospital is in westchester but our home is in Wappingers Falls.
A: Yes, what you describe is a potential case for neglect. Consult with attorneys who are experts in bedsore cases.
A: Sorry to hear what's happening to your husband. He might certainly have a case for malpractice if his bed sores were caused due to the hospital's neglect and could have been prevented. Best to reach out to an experienced medical / nursing home malpractice attorney. You can find many excellent attorneys using the Find a Lawyer tab on the JUSTIA homepage.
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A: I'm sorry about your husband's ordeal. You could reach to attorneys to discuss further. Law firms that handle such cases usually offer free initial consults. Good luck
A: Hi. You may have a case for medical malpractice. Your husband's cancer condition may not absolve the hospital from taking the necessary precautions to avoid pressure ulcers. Give me a call at your convenience to discuss: (718)502-9112. In NY, the statute of limitations for malpractice is generally 2.5 years. Alexander Karasik, Esq
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