Mayella’s injuries could not have been from Tom. With the bruises on her face along the right side means that she was struck by a left handed person. This proves that Tom couldn’t have hit Mayella. Because he was right handed. While Bob was left handed. Mayella was also not taken to the hospital. This was also a factor in Bob Ewell not wanting people to find out the truth. While it was brought up in the case it still made no diffrance.