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Physical Abuse - Assisted Living Abuse Cases Demand Strong Legal Action

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Physical abuse in assisted living facilities in Alabama demand strong legal action. If your loved one has sustained a serious injury from someone working or living in an assisted living facility, fight back. Contact us. We can help you hold the facility accountable for such criminal behavior.

At Shuttlesworth Law Firm LLC, our experienced assisted living abuse and neglect attorney knows how to research such complicated cases and find the facts you need to build a strong legal case. Some law firms back away from such tough cases. We thrive on them. We're here for you.

What are examples of physical abuse at assisted living facilities?

Physical abuse at assisted living facilities can take many different forms. It may involve punching, kicking, slapping, beating, pushing, shaking, burning, or improper use of restraints. That's why this type of abuse is among the most common types of assisted living abuse and neglect. Some of the most common cases we handle include:

  • Physically abusive assisted living employees
  • Physically abusive assisted living residents

Attacks by abusive employees or residents often result in:

  • Bruises
  • Broken bones
  • Concussions
  • Cuts
  • Internal injuries

How can you identify a victim of physical abuse in an assisted living facility?

In many cases, the warning signs of physical abuse in assisted living facilities are obvious. But sometimes, some victims hide their scars or wounds out of fear of further attacks or shame associated with being physically assaulted.

That's why it's important to look for subtle changes in behavior or appearance. Such changes can include:

  • Depression
  • Withdrawing from normal activities
  • Dressing differently
  • Walking differently
  • Avoiding physical contact
  • Sudden weight loss

What should I do about physical abuse at an assisted living facility in Alabama?

If you believe you or a loved one is a victim of physical abuse at an assisted living facility, we strongly urge you to:

  • Notify the nursing home.
  • Seek immediate medical treatment for your loved one.
  • Contact the police.
  • Report the abuse by calling the ElderCare Hotline at 1-800-356-9596 or the Adult Abuse Hotline at 1-800-458-7214.
  • Contact us immediately.

Details matter. And so does your case. Contact Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C.

You're not just a case to us. You're a real person with real problems, and we want to help! Call 866-583-1885 and schedule a free case evaluation. Our office is conveniently located in Birmingham, Alabama, and we proudly serve people throughout the state.

When you have Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C. on your side, you can take an aggressive approach right from the start.  We meticulously investigate every case. We tirelessly search for evidence. Details matter. And so do you. Contact us right now. We build strong cases designed to win.

You pay nothing unless we obtain a recovery in your assisted living abuse case. That's because we work on a contingency fee basis.

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