Unnecessary Medical Procedures - Serious Assisted Living Abuse Cases
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Assisted living facilities often perform or request unnecessary medical procedures for residents. Facilities do this for one simple reason - to financially exploit elderly residents and trusting families. Take such serious assisted living abuse and neglect allegations seriously. Contact us.
At Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C., that's why we work so hard on such cases. We strongly believe assisted living facilities must be held accountable for their actions.
What are some unnecessary medical procedures by assisted living facilities?
Some of the most common unnecessary medical procedures performed or ordered by assisted living facilities include:
- Unnecessary medical operations (in which assisted living facilities receive compensation)
- Unnecessary X-rays
- Unnecessary MRIs
- Unnecessary surgery
- Unnecessary blood tests
- Unnecessary medical examinations
Warning signs of unnecessary medical procedures by assisted living facilities?
In nearly every case, these unnecessary medical procedures involve reckless doctors performing these procedures in order to defraud patients, their families and health care providers. That's why it's important to look for some of the warning signs, including:
- Several patients receiving the same medical procedure
- Assisted living facility scheduling unscheduled doctors' appointments
- Changes made to medical records
- Doctors unable to fully explain a reason for medical procedures
What should I do if assisted living facility does unnecessary medical procedure?
If you believe you or a loved one is a victim of an unnecessary medical procedure performed or recommended by an assisted living facility, we strongly urge you to take the following steps:
- Ask for a copy of medical records of victim.
- Have another doctor review medical records.
- Contact us immediately.
Why should I hire an Alabama lawyer at Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C.?
Irregularities involving unnecessary medical procedures authorized or requested by assisted living facilities can be extremely hard to prove. In most cases, the assisted living facility will deny any wrongdoing. That's why you need us on your side, fighting for your rights.
If you are retained by our firm, we can carefully review your medical records and other documentation in search of evidence proving that you or a loved one is a victim of such unnecessary procedures. We also routinely:
- Consult with medical experts
- Order a medical examination from an independent doctor
- Deal directly with assisted living facilities
- Threaten legal action if necessary, including filing a lawsuit
We will not rest until justice is served. Your case is our priority at Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C.
Your case matters. We can help. Contact Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C. today
We're proud of the work we do every day for people in Alabama. We know that the work we do today can make a dramatic difference in the lives of families for many years to come. That's what drives us to work hard - helping people just like you.
Don't underestimate the seriousness of your case. Contact Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C. today. We won't dictate what you should do. We'll work closely with you to create a strategy that addresses your specific legal needs. Call 866-583-1885 and schedule a free case evaluation. We handle assisted living abuse cases on a contingency fee basis, which means you only pay us a fee if we win your case.