Atlanta Personal Injury Blog

Stages of Pressure Ulcer or Bedsore

stages of bedsores

Pressure ulcers, also called bedsores or pressure sores, are serious injuries. Caused by reduced blood flow to the skin as a result of constant pressure, bedsores are especially common amongst nursing home patients and others who are immobile. The severity of pressure sores are described in stages, with stage one being the least severe, and… Read More

Identifying Dangerous Conditions in Nursing Homes

nursing home dangerous conditions

Every year, hundreds of nursing home residents are injured or harmed in the care facilities in which they reside. In most of these cases, the harm is completely preventable, and would not have occurred but for a dangerous condition in the nursing home, or the negligence of nursing home staff. When dangerous conditions are present,… Read More

Malnutrition in Nursing Homes

Nursing Home Neglect

Nursing homes are responsible for providing care for their residents, including proper nutrition and hydration. Despite this duty, however, malnutrition in Georgia’s nursing homes is a serious concern, and leaves countless residents frail, undernourished, and at risk of ailment or injury. In fact, according to a study published in 2015, the rate of malnutrition amongst… Read More