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Sweeney Law FirmSudden Behavior Changes in Nursing Home ResidentsSudden behavior changes in nursing home residents can be a sign of serious issues, especially in residents who are mentally or physically impaired. When something out of the ordinary occurs, your loved one may act out or respond differently as a result ofSweeney Law FirmSuper LawyersIn 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011 David L. Farnbauch was selected as an Indiana “Super Lawyer” by Law & Politics. Super Lawyers is an annual listing of outstanding lawyers who have attained a high degree of peer recognition and professional achievemeSweeney Law FirmSurgeries with High Failure RatesCertain types of surgery are more prone to failure than others. Failed surgeries can mean worse pain or symptoms than the patient had prior to surgery, it can mean additional surgery will be necessary, and of course added healing time, lost work time, andSweeney Law FirmSurgical ConsentSurgical consent is defined by giving your physician permission to perform surgery and may not always be in written form. Without this consent given for a surgery it is considered a criminal offense. Informed consent, delves deeper than general consent asSweeney Law FirmSurgical ErrorsSurgery, whether it is minor or major involves many aspects and persons. The possibility of surgical errors increases if surgery is due to an accident (unplanned), is lengthy, or involves more than one surgical team. Surgical teams are made up of many peoSweeney Law FirmSurgical Malpractice  Medical negligence, or surgical malpractice, during a surgical procedure can often result in infection, sepsis, organ damage, immune system issues, and sometimes death. Surgery requires a tremendous level of skill, and even the most minor mistake can prSweeney Law FirmSwallowing Difficulties and Aspiration PneumoniaAspiration is caused by stomach contents and food being misdirected from the esophagus and stomach into the throat and lungs. Studies have shown that dysphagia carries a sevenfold increased risk of aspiration pneumonia and is an independent predictor oSweeney, FarnbauchSweeney Law Firm HistoryIn 1984, Charles Sweeney decided to devote his firm’s practice to the representation of personal injury victims. In the last 25 years, the Sweeney Law Firm has helped thousands of injury victims and their families recover compensation for their iSweeney Law FirmSweeney Law Firm Legal LinksJustia Legal Information...Sweeney Law FirmThe Danger of Side RailsThe use of side rails in the nursing home setting has been met with scrutiny over the past several years. Many serious injuries and death have occurred from the use of side rails. The following are potential risks of side rails: Strangling, suffocating