A recent incident involving alleged elder abuse in Michigan involves the victim, a 67-year-old man, having numerous severe bed sores and complications.
As discussed elsewhere in this site, bed sores can be very hazardous to one’s health, especially if they are not treated promptly and properly. As well, bed sores often accompany elder abuse, whether it occurs in a private residence or a health care facility such as a nursing home.
An excerpt from the July 28 mlive.com article titled “Caregivers arrested after emaciated man found with infected bed sores in Flint” :
Two women face felony charges after authorities say an elderly man in their care was found emaciated and in septic shock due to infected bed sores.
According to the article, at the time of the man’s readmittance to a hospital, he had 11 severe bed sores that, in the words of a Sheriff, went all the way to the bone.
Additional details and possible updates can be seen in a variety of media sources, including the mlive.com article mentioned above, as well as the July 28 abc12.com article titled “Two women arrested for elder abuse of Flint man.”
Should someone you care for experience Illinois nursing home abuse or neglect or a nursing home accident – or suffer an injury at a similar health care facility such as an assisted living facility, retirement home, skilled nursing facility (SNF) or hospital – please contact the Elman Law Group to discuss the situation and to see if filing an injury lawsuit is warranted.
Elman Law Group is a personal injury law firm based in Chicago, and is known for its litigation (court trial) capabilities. This is important for your lawsuit because if we are unable to attain an appropriate settlement, we have a proven track record of achieving highly attractive court verdicts.
In fact, because of this litigation capability, many well-known law firms choose to have Elman Law Group litigate cases.
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