Pressure sores: facility liable.

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The jury in the District Court, Jefferson County, Texas returned a verdict of $400,000 for a ninety-one year old Alzheimer's patient. The Stage II blisters she already had on each heel when admitted to the nursing facility progressed to Stage IV decubitus ulcers and required bilateral below-the-knee amputations.

There was reportedly no documentation in the nursing...

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