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Falls causing traumatic injuries in elderly nursing home residents

A leading medical journal study recently found that 100,000 elderly nursing home residents required emergency care for facial trauma due to falling.

http://jamanetwork.com/…/jamaotola…/article-abstract/2611962

Falls in nursing home are often preventable with proper supervision and proper interventions. The US government classifies falls as a “Never Event”, which is particularly shocking medical error that should never occur.

If you, a family member or a friend have not been treated safely or protected from a Never Event such as pressure ulcers, a fall, never surgical events, or medication errors, call Leitner Varughese at (855) LV LAW NY (855-585-2969), or visit our website at http://www.lvlawny.com.

http://jamanetwork.com/journals/jamaotolaryngology/article-abstract/2611962

Leitner Varughese PLLC is a cutting-edge litigation and trial law firm uniquely experienced in handling high-profile, complex lawsuits involving serious injuries and wrongful death. The Firm has specific interest in handling cases of neglect and abuse involving nursing home residents. In just the past few years, the Firm's Partners have facilitated in the recovery of over $100 million on behalf of clients that were injured as a result of car and truck accidents, construction accidents (involving New York State Labor Law violations), slip/trip and falls, and defective pharmaceuticals, including the recovery of over $50 million alone in verdicts and settlements on behalf of the victims of nursing home neglect and abuse.

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