Although bedsores sometimes result from inadequate care, not all cases involving pressure ulcers merit a lawsuit. This article adopts a medical perspective in its consideration of the pressure sore case, particularly when evaluating deviation from the standard of care. It also provides practice tips for caregivers wishing to avoid pressure sore litigation.
Levine, Jeffrey M.
"The Pressure Sore Case: A Medical Perspective,"
Marquette Elder's Advisor:
2, Article 7.
Available at: http://scholarship.law.marquette.edu/elders/vol2/iss2/7