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Nursing Home Neglect - Alabama Attorneys You Can Trust

Alabama nursing home neglect lawyers at Shuttlesworth Lasseter, LLC, fight to win

Nursing home neglect can have very serious consequences. When nursing home patients fail to receive the proper care and attention, neglected nursing home patients can develop serious or even life-threatening health problems. That's why it's important to take such cases seriously.

At Shuttlesworth Lasseter, LLC, our experienced Alabama nursing home neglect lawyers know how to successfully tackle such complicated cases. We know what evidence to look for, what questions to ask and how to hold nursing homes accountable for such unacceptable behavior.

What are examples of nursing home neglect in Alabama?

Nursing home neglect can be very hard to identify. That's why it's important to have a lawyer familiar with some of the most common nursing home neglect cases in Alabama. Such cases include:

  • Sepsis
  • Infected bedsores
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Malnutrition
  • Dehydration
  • Kidney failure
  • Nursing home falls
  • Medication errors
  • Uncontrolled diabetes

No matter what type of nursing home neglect case you're dealing with, we can help. We also know the answers to many of the most frequently asked questions about nursing home neglect. Find the information you need now. Contact us today.

"How can I identify nursing home neglect in Alabama?"

Knowing what to look for if you suspect nursing home neglect can be a challenge. That's why it's helpful to know some of the warning signs of nursing home neglect. These include:

  • Excessive tiredness
  • Sudden weight loss
  • Unexplained illnesses
  • Emergency hospitalization
  • Sudden mood change

If you suspect something's wrong, take immediate action. Notify the nursing home you suspect something's wrong with your loved one. Then contact us. We can meet with you and discuss the legal options available to your loved one and your family.

"What should I do if I suspect nursing home neglect in Alabama?"

Take action immediately. Any delay could seriously jeopardize your loved one's health and your right to take legal action. Our suggestions for what you should do if you suspect nursing home neglect in Alabama include:

  • Notify the nursing home of your concerns
  • Have an independent doctor examine your loved one
  • Contact the police and ask them (or another government agency) to investigate
  • Consider moving your loved one to another facility, even if it's only temporary
  • Contact a nursing home abuse lawyer

"Why should I hire an Alabama nursing home neglect lawyer?"

Building a successful nursing home neglect case takes great skill and hard work. An experienced attorney knows what evidence to look for and how to assemble that information into a strong legal case. Our attorneys excel at these cases and we have the results to prove it.

Don't take chances with your future. Take strong legal action. Contact the Birmingham nursing home neglect lawyers at Shuttlesworth Lasseter, LLC today. Call 866-583-1885 and schedule a free case evaluation. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help your family.

You pay nothing unless we obtain a recovery in your nursing home neglect case. That's because we work on a contingency fee basis.