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Warning Signs of Nursing Home Negligence

Mobile, AL Nursing Home Abuse Attorneys

What Are Warning Signs Of Nursing Home Negligence?

You know your loved one better than anyone. You know if something’s wrong. That’s why it’s important to trust your instincts and speak out if you suspect nursing home abuse and neglect. Otherwise, the abuse could continue, and other residents could sustain similar injuries.

Often, there are obvious warning signs of nursing home abuse and neglect. Knowing what to do in such situations can be confusing. That’s why it’s important to talk to an attorney right away if you suspect your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse or negligence in Alabama.

What Are The Warning Signs Of Nursing Home Abuse?

There are often many warning signs of nursing home abuse. Some of the most common symptoms that something is wrong include:

  • Sudden, unexplained weight loss
  • Unexplained bruises or cuts
  • Bedsores
  • Broken bones
  • Access to loved one is restricted
  • Sudden, unexplained personality changes
  • Loved one is withdrawn and unresponsive
  • Dehydration
  • Malnutrition
  • Strange odors from the facility

If something seems wrong, contact the police. Then contact us. We want to help you hold the nursing home accountable for its actions.

How Our Law Firm Can Help You

In many cases, the biggest obstacle families face when dealing with nursing home abuse or neglect involves the nursing home denying any wrongdoing. Instead, many nursing home administrators and staff members insist they did nothing wrong. They might even try to claim that your loved one did something to cause their injury.

Even if the nursing home does admit they did something wrong, the nursing home’s insurance company will likely try to downplay the severity of your loved one’s injuries or try to avoid paying for their medical care.

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