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When you’re facing a serious legal issue in Birmingham or anywhere in Alabama, one of the first things you want to do is get more information about your options. But finding a source of information that you can trust can be difficult. That’s why Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C. regularly posts in-depth articles with reliable information about legal issues.

Below are links to our articles about nursing home abuse and neglect, assisted living abuse and neglect, car and truck accidents, and other legal matters. But the specifics of your situation may be slightly different. That’s why we encourage you to contact us to schedule a free consultation to learn more about how we can help.

Nursing Homes Have a Duty to Reduce Choking Hazards

Seniors, prone to choking due to less saliva, need nursing homes to minimize risks. Negligence often leads to choking incidents. We highlight risks, vulnerable groups, and nursing home safety actions.

Background Checks for Nursing Home Employees

Conducting thorough background checks and employee vetting are crucial to preventing nursing home neglect or abuse. We break down the process and explain how an attorney can help if your loved one was harmed.

Head and Brain Injuries Due to Nursing Home Abuse or Neglect

Falls and physical abuse are common causes of TBIs in nursing homes while choking and other internal factors can lead to ABIs. We explain the warning signs of brain injuries in residents and how a nursing home abuse and neglect attorney can demand accountability.

Proving Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect can be difficult to spot and may even be challenging for families and victims to prove. We explain the types of evidence available in Alabama nursing home neglect and abuse cases.

Alabama Nursing Home Resident Rights

Nursing home residents in Alabama have certain rights under state and federal law. It’s important for residents and their families to know those rights so they can take action if they’re violated. We explain the rights residents have and the role of these legal regulations in nursing home neglect and abuse cases.

Myths About Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect

Nursing home abuse and neglect can impact residents in many ways – including physically, emotionally, and financially. It’s a serious problem and one that is often misunderstood. We dispel some myths regarding nursing home abuse and neglect and discuss what you can do if you think a loved one may be a victim.

Psychological Effects of Nursing Home Abuse

Nursing home abuse – whether it is physical, emotional, sexual, or financial – can have serious and damaging psychological effects on residents. Many of these effects are hard to spot, but the impact on residents can be severe and long-lasting. We examine some of these psychological effects and discuss what to do if you think a loved one is being abused.

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