Birmingham Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers

One of the most unsettling types of cases we see are those involving the elderly. Many elderly people get to a point where they are not able to fully care for themselves alone and have to rely on others to help meet their needs. They may go to a facility such as a nursing home or remain in the home with assistance from a home health agency. Unfortunately, these people entrusted for their care may abuse or neglect them. This may be in the form of physical, sexual, or mental abuse; failure to meet needs such as providing food and proper medical care; exploitation; or abandonment.

According to a report by the National Center on Elder Abuse, between 1 and 2 million Americans over the age of 65 have been abused in some way. For each case that is reported to authorities, approximately 5 more will not be reported. This needs to be changed.  Each incident needs to be reported and steps need to be taken to ensure the abuse stops and the people responsible pay for their wrongdoing.

If you suspect a relative has fallen victim to elder abuse, please act immediately to ensure this mistreatment does not continue.  Our nursing home abuse attorneys have experience in cases where caregivers did not provide proper care for the elderly and as a result caused illness or injury.  Contact our Birmingham Elder Abuse and Nursing Home Abuse Lawyers today to see how we can help you protect your loved one.

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