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Abuse in a Nursing Home

by Dixon Law Office

You trust a nursing home to keep your loved one safe. Sadly, these attacks happen much more commonly than we want to admit.  Early studies showed that residents self-reported abuse between 1% and 10% of the time.  This number is believed to be very low compared to the actual because often victims are afraid to report it.

Sometimes, you can see some signs of abuse if you look carefully.  Injuries such as bruises, cuts, scrapes or even broken bones can be a sign.  Sudden changes in behavior can be a sign.  Fear of leaving the room or of certain people can also be a serious sign.

When you suspect a loved one has been abused, try and learn as much as you can.  And if you don’t get the answers you deserve, contact a lawyer like Dixon Law Office.  They have the experience dealing with nursing homes and can force the staff to answer questions.  Dixon Law Office is not afraid to ask the tough questions and find out what really happened.  Call them today and let them help you. Contact us at toll-free at 888-354-9880, or click here for a free consultation.  Call right now!

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