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Types of Abuse in Nursing Homes

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Common Types Of Abuse In Nursing Homes

There are many kinds of nursing home abuse and neglect injuries in Alabama. Each one requires its own unique approach and strategy. That’s why it’s important to talk to an attorney as soon as possible about all your available legal options.

Don’t underestimate the seriousness of an injury sustained by your loved one. What might seem like a straightforward accident claim can quickly become very complicated. Contact us and find out how our legal team can help you with your nursing home abuse case.

Common Nursing Home Abuse Injuries

Nursing home abuse can come in many different forms. Some of the most common – and often most serious – forms of nursing home abuse include:

  • Physical abuse (including hitting or assaulting residents)
  • Physically restraining residents
  • Shaking residents
  • Verbal abuse
  • Sexual assault
  • Force-feeding residents
  • Denying residents food or water as punishment

These are just some of the most common types of nursing home abuse. There are many other kinds of abuse and all of them demand strong legal action.

Our Experienced Lawyers Can Help You

The biggest obstacle many people face is nursing homes often refusing to admit that staff members did anything wrong. Instead, they often claim that elderly residents got hurt because of something they did themselves.

Don’t just take their word for it. If you suspect something happened which caused your loved one’s injury, we can thoroughly investigate your claim. We’re familiar with the warning signs of nursing home negligence. We know what evidence to look for and what questions to ask. We know how to compile this information into a strong legal case.

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