SOURCE: Bernstein & Poisson
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2013) - The Las Vegas nursing home abuse attorneys at the law firm of Bernstein & Poisson have been representing clients who have been injured because of abuse and neglect that was committed in assisted living centers for years. The firm has also represented clients who have been injured because of sexual abuse, traffic accidents and other forms of negligence, recklessness and intentional conduct. The firm hereby announces that it has filed a Nevada personal injury lawsuit against an assisted living facility on behalf of a client who was allegedly injured because of the substandard care he received.
Specifically, this injury lawsuit was filed in the District Court of Clark County, Nevada. It was assigned to Department Number 13 and it was given a case number of A-13-677023-C. The case was filed on behalf of an individual male plaintiff and it was filed against Heights of Summerlin LLC. The theory behind the case was that the defendant facility negligently failed to provide a reasonable level of care to the plaintiff such that he allegedly developed a bedsore because of this negligence.
According to the court documents, the plaintiff was living at the defendant facility when he developed a severe bedsore in the area of his buttocks. The documents went on to allege that this bedsore developed because the plaintiff was not properly turned and moved at regular intervals, and that such regular movement would have prevented the development of this medical problem. As a result of the development of this bedsore, the plaintiff was required to undergo a series of long-term medical treatments in order to bring it under control.
The court documents went on to allege that the defendant nursing home was negligent in that it failed to meet its legal duty by preventing the plaintiff from encountering an unreasonable risk of harm, that this failure to properly manage the plaintiff's movements is what caused the bedsore to develop and that as a result of this alleged failure, the plaintiff encountered several different forms of loss that include medical costs and pain and suffering. The lawsuit is currently active within the Nevada court system and it seeks an unspecified amount of damages that will be proven at trial.
About Bernstein & Poisson
Bernstein & Poisson is a Las Vegas law firm comprised of Las Vegas personal injury lawyers who represent clients who have been injured because of negligent, reckless or intentional actions of others. The attorneys at the firm handle personal injury matters that include medical malpractice matters, slip-and-fall cases, nursing home neglect cases, drunk driving accidents, auto accidents, truck accidents, dog bite attacks, bad faith insurance, wrongful death, sexual abuse, nursing home abuse and several other types of legal matters where a client has been wrongfully injured by the actions of others anywhere in the state of Nevada.