Gorovitz & Borten, P.C.
Attorneys at Law

550 Cochituate Road, Suite 25
Framingham, Massachusetts
01701
Tel: (781) 890-9095
Nursing Home Errors
Nursing Homes provide a necessary service to patients of all ages, physical
and emotional conditions.  A patient may be assigned to a nursing home on a
short term basis (perhaps, to allow recovery following a surgical procedure),
or on an intermediate, long-term or permanent basis (due to failing physical
health, emotional instability, or the complications of old age).

Regardless of the reason for the admission or the length of stay, all nursing
home patients are entitled to be treated in an appropriate fashion, consistent
with the acceptable standard of care.  
The acceptable standard of care includes such basis areas as providing
appropriate personal hygiene; providing appropriate medical attention;
protecting the patient from safety hazards, and from dangers created by the
patient himself; protecting against pressure sores or decubitus ulcers.

At the same time, the personnel at the nursing home are obligated to treat the
patients in accordance with the acceptable standard of care for patients in a
similar condition. Their failure could result in abuse by employees against the
patient; by patients against other patients; providing inappropriate physical
restraint; subjecting the patient to ridicule, verbal abuse or even sexual abuse;
providing inappropriate physical movement and treatment of the patient.

If you or your relative have suffered any of the following conditions:

  • Bone fractures
  • Malnutrition or Dehydration
  • Medication Errors
  • Neglect (bed sores or ulcers)
  • Not indicated restraining orders
  • Evidence of physical restraint
  • Unexplained bruises or fractures
  • Unexplained injuries
  • Unexplained death

Please allow
Dr. Borten and our Boston area medical malpractice attorneys at
Gorovitz & Borten to review your medical records to determine whether you or
your relative have been a victim of any form of nursing home neglect or
medical malpractice.
Contact Information
For a free confidential consultation and receive a response within 24 hours
(when possible), please contact us by phone, fax or e-mail with your question
or concern.

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