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Nursing Home Dehydration – Alabama Lawyer Who Demands Justice

Alabama nursing home dehydration attorney at Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C. wants to help you

Nursing home patients who do not receive enough water often suffer from dehydration, which can have serious consequences, including dehydration deaths. This form of nursing home neglect can easily be prevented. Even so, dehydration remains one of the most common types of nursing home neglect cases in Alabama and across the country.

At Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C., our experienced Alabama nursing home abuse lawyer knows how to successfully handle such sensitive cases like instances of dehydration in nursing homes. We know what evidence to look for, what questions to ask and we regularly consult with knowledgeable experts in such complex cases.

What are the warning signs of dehydration due to nursing home neglect?

Knowing what to look for if you suspect your loved one's a victim of dehydration can be difficult. Sometimes, dehydration symptoms can be subtle. Some of the most common warning signs of dehydration include:

  • Extreme thirst
  • Dry mouth
  • Irritability
  • Confusion
  • No sweating
  • Muscle cramps
  • Headache
  • Little or no urine
  • Darker urine
  • Sunken eyes
  • Canker sores
  • Swollen feet
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness

What are common health problems due to dehydration?

Victims of dehydration face a real risk of the following health issues:

  • Low blood pressure
  • Fever
  • Unconsciousness

If you suspect something, make sure you take action immediately. Your loved one's health and well-being could be at risk. Some cases of severe dehydration can result in wrongful death. Contact Shuttlesworth Law Firm LLC today. We can help.

Why should I hire Alabama law firm Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C.?

Every legal case presents its own unique challenges. That's why we never take a one-size-fits-all approach. We take the time to learn about the details of each legal case and work with clients to develop a strategy that suits their specific needs.

Discover how Shuttlesworth Law Firm, P.C. can advocate for you in your nursing home dehydration lawsuit. Contact us right now. A delay could affect the outcome of your case. Call 866-583-1885 and schedule a free case evaluation. Our experienced Alabama accident attorney handles a wide range of cases throughout the state.

Our attorney works on a contingency fee basis when handling nursing home abuse claims. That means you pay no attorney's fees unless you win.

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