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Pennsylvania Nursing Home Resident Dies Entrapped in Bedrails, Highlights Danger of Industry Wide Use

By Kosieradzki Smith Law Firm

May 12, 2014

An article published last February highlights the dangers of using bed rails in nursing home facilities. A 94-year old woman was found dead by caretakers. Her head was stuck between the mattress and the rails. The tragedy occurred at a Greene County nursing home in Pennsylvania. The risk of bed rails has been known for at least twenty years. And while some nursing homes are phasing out bedrails, many elderly care facilities still employ them. Elderly residents, especially those with… Read More →