Steven VanGrack Law, P.C.
110 N. Washington St., Suite 300
Rockville, Maryland 20850
Phone: (301) 548-6734
Fax: (301) 948-5449
Email: steven@stevenvangracklaw.com

 

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Medical Malpractice

 

Injury to a loved one caused by medical malpractice may be one of the most difficult personal injuries you will ever face. One does not think about the possibility that taking our child to the doctor could result in our worst nightmare. Instead, we look at medical providers as some of our most trusted allies. Thus, when a doctor or other practitioner commits medical malpractice and causes injury to someone we love, our entire faith in the profession can be shaken.  If you have been harmed because of medical error, we can help you obtain the compensation to help you pay for the long-term care and other expenses needed to help your family get on the road to recovery from injuries caused by mistake or malpractice. Steven VanGrack represents medical malpractice cases in Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C.

 

Steven VanGrack has extensive experience against many of the hospitals in Montgomery County, Baltimore, and The District of Columbia.  He has been successful where a hospital has given a patient incorrect medication and where a hospital failed to perform proper testing.  He has also been successful where a hospital left a sponge in patient after surgery and where an improper procedure was performed.  Steven VanGrack has had success where a nursing home failed to use standard procedures in moving a patient.  Recently, he has had success in pressure wound (bed sores) cases.

Bedsores/ Pressure Sores

 

Pressure ulcers, also known as decubitus ulcers, pressure sores, or bedsores, are skin wounds that develop when there is unrelieved pressure that cuts off the circulation on vulnerable parts of the body.  These areas include the shoulder blades, heels, elbows, and buttocks.  Without adequate blood flow, the skin and tissue die. 

Bedsores are often highly debilitating and can result in severe infection, amputations, surgery, and even death.  Patients in nursing homes and assisted living facilities, who are bedridden, use a wheelchair or who have limited mobility, are particularly vulnerable because they often lie or sit in the same position for extended periods of time.            

Bedsores develop quickly, progress rapidly, and are often difficult to heal. In order to prevent bedsores from developing, individuals should be repositioned regularly, every two hours.   

Key preventive measures will maintain the skin's integrity and promote the healing of bedsores.  

Protect your loved one from nursing home neglect.  If your loved one is exhibiting bedsores or pressure ulcers, please contact Steven VanGrack today to learn how you can recover compensation for your loved one’s pain and suffering.

 

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