Pressure Ulcers

Pressure Ulcer Attorneys in Pittsburgh

Holding Nursing Home Professionals to a Professional Standard

Pressure ulcers and other bed sores are not just a fact of living in a nursing home. They can be a clear indication of neglect and improper care. You have legal options to recover compensation for the pain and complications caused while holding the right people responsible for neglect and abuse.

At Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., our Pittsburgh nursing home abuse lawyers put decades of combined legal experience and a focus on protecting the sick and elderly in nursing home abuse claims behind every case. We have built a substantial segment of our practice around taking on these kinds of claims, and we are proud to have built a strong reputation for success.

A Leader in Representing the Abused

We are proud to have made Robert Peirce & Associates, P.C., one of the first law firms in the region to make nursing home abuse and neglect cases a priority. While not all bed sores are the result of neglect or malpractice, they can usually be prevented and treated.

Our attorneys step forward when nursing home staff or physicians fail to recognize the problem or assist those who suffer from a pressure sore. We are committed to the work of representing elders who have become bedridden or medically prone to developing bed sores and pressure ulcers.

You rely on nursing home and assisted living facilities to provide your loved ones a comfortable, safe and professional environment. When these professionals fail to live up to their professional and ethical standards, we put the experience, resources, and knowledge behind your case to be effective.

Get the Counsel & Advice You Need

If you suspect that your loved one has been the victim of nursing home abuse and is suffering from pressure ulcers or bed sores, contact our office today to schedule a free initial consultation. We can review your case and give you clear advice on what options are available and how to proceed.

You are only responsible for our fees if we successfully recover compensation for you. Call our Pittsburgh nursing home abuse lawyers today at (844) 383-0565 or reach us online.

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Featured Case Results & Recent Victories 
  • Nursing Home Abuse $390,000

    A 79-year-old woman was dropped on the floor and broke both of her legs while being transferred by employees of a nursing home.

  • Bed Sores $340,000

    Plaintiff suffered a devastating Stage IV pressure ulcer from laying on a defective air mattress.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $325,000

    An 86-year-old mother died of a pressure ulcer and infection due to poor care.

  • Wrongful Death $300,000

    A 47-year-old and disabled man died as a result of the nursing home’s inability to properly care for and treat his diabetes.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $298,200

    Represented estate of West Virginia woman who suffered from a fall out of bed, thereby resulting in many broken bones and subsequent death.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $275,000

    An 85-year-old woman taking blood thinners falls out of a chair and strikes her head, resulting in a fatal subdural hematoma.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $275,000

    Our client died of complications of a C-2 fracture which resulted from the injuries she sustained when she was dropped from the lift by the nursing staff.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $270,000

    This family’s mother was allowed to suffer a pressure wound on her foot that was so poorly cared for by the nursing home staff that it eventually became infested with maggots.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $250,000

    An 84-year-old man suffered a fall in a nursing home because of poor care by the staff.

  • Nursing Home Abuse $250,000

    A man choked to death in the facility’s dining room but was returned to his bed to be found there by his family.

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