Nursing Home Injuries in Athens
Haleyville Lawyer Handling Nursing Home Abuse
When it comes time for your parent or elderly loved one to go into a nursing home, you should be able to trust that they will be cared for and treated with dignity and respect. You likely checked out the nursing home facility and ensured that your loved one will be protected.
However it is quite unfortunate that many nursing homes do not uphold their promises or the standard they should, leading to a significant number of injuries, abuse, and neglect.
If you suspect that your loved one is a victim of nursing home abuse, contact an Athens personal injury attorney from Shipman & Associates, P.C. today at (256) 277-9117.
Signs of Nursing Home Abuse & Neglect
Every individual and situation is unique, but there are a number of signs you can look out for. Whether your loved one has already indicated that they are experiencing abuse or you simply are suspicious, it is important to be aware when you visit them.
A few of the common signs of abuse include:
- Change in behavior
- Poor hygiene
- Unusual bruising or bleeding
- Abrupt change in weight
- Infections, cuts, burns, or abrasions
There are many different types of nursing home abuse and it is important to hire an Athens personal injury lawyer to represent you if your loved one has been hurt. Our caring legal team at Shipman & Associates, P.C. has more than 25+ years of experience and we are committed to providing quality
Common Nursing Home Injuries in Athens
There are a number of different types of nursing home abuse which can occur in any nursing home. The main categories include financial, mental, and physical abuse. Some nursing home injuries or abuse will be fairly visible and obvious, while others need to be looked for. Your loved one deserves justice and if they were hurt; you can trust us to provide you with the quality representation and care you need.
Make an appointment for a free consultation by contacting us.