Those who suffer harm in a memory care facility accident have the right to pursue justice and financial compensation. If you or a family member suffered an injury or other forms of damage in such an accident, you can recover financial compensation for your losses.
A Seattle lawyer from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will defend your legal position after an accident at a memory care facility. Our team has experience with challenging cases related to memory care facilities, and we will not back down, no matter how tough a case becomes. We work on a contingency fee basis, which means you will not have to take on any upfront or out-of-pocket costs for your case. Instead, we take our fee from the settlement amount we obtain for you.
Seeking Justice and Financial Compensation for Memory Care Facility Accidents
According to a study in the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), the 2.5 million vulnerable individuals living in nursing homes, assisted living facilities, and memory care facilities face a significantly higher risk of abuse than individuals who live in their homes.
Many potential reasons explain this increased risk, such as daily contact with caregivers and other medical professionals who may be prone to abuse. Constant monitoring and reporting are key to stopping abuse and neglect in its tracks.
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm Can Help You Get Financial Compensation
With a lawyer from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm working on your behalf, you can rest assured that we will work to go after all forms of monetary compensation that you may qualify to collect to cover your medical bills.
You may also qualify to collect additional recoverable damages to cover other forms of harm. Some potential forms of recoverable damages that you may collect after a memory care facility accident include coverage of the following:
- Ongoing medical care
- Past and future medical bills
- Prescription medications
- Surgeries and operations
- X-rays and similar examinations
- Assistive medical devices
- Lost wages
- Pain and suffering
- Psychological trauma
- Physical therapy and rehabilitation programs
A lawyer from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will defend your rights after a memory care facility accident in Seattle. We will take all details into account as we strive to identify any liable parties and hold them to account for their misconduct, abuse, or negligence.
We will examine local, federal, and state laws that may factor into your case as we uphold justice on your behalf. From here, our team will pursue all forms of monetary compensation that you and your loved ones may qualify to collect.
How Can a Lawyer from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm Help After a Memory Care Facility Accident?
When you act to get a lawyer from our legal team on your side after a memory care facility accident, we will begin to construct your case by investigating the incident in detail.
To do so, our legal team will often collect various forms of evidence. As part of this process, we will communicate with any other parties related to your case on your behalf. If it is necessary to speak with caregivers, healthcare and insurance companies, or law enforcement, your lawyer will take care of this for you.
File Your Case Within the Statute of Limitations
Washington state law requires victims of personal injury accidents to file their lawsuits within three years from the date of the accident, according to RCW §4.16.080.
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm can help you gather the evidence necessary to build your case and file it on time.
If you fail to file your lawsuit within the statute of limitations, a judge will likely throw out your case. One of our Seattle lawyers can tell you how much time you have left in your memory care facility accident case.
Accidents in Memory Care Facilities Might Be Caused by Neglect or Abuse
While your loved one’s accident might have been unavoidable, someone in the memory care facility could have caused the accident by neglecting or abusing them.
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will continue to assist you and your loved ones as they delve into the details of any abuse or neglect that has taken place. Abuse and neglect in memory care facilities can take on many forms. Most people think that abuse points to the presence of physical violence. Unfortunately, this is not the case, as many residents experience abuse that manifests in the following forms:
- Sexual assault
- Verbal threats of violence
- Hazing and shaming
- Neglect for daily nutritional and hygienic needs
Your Seattle attorney from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will consider all avenues, including abuse and neglect as they put your case together. From here, our team will seek to recover all forms of financial compensation that you may qualify to collect. The losses from memory care facility accidents are often vast, and your lawyer from our firm will work to lessen the blow.
Contact Pintas & Mullins Law Firm Today
A Seattle lawyer from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will compile a case against the memory care facility that caused your loved one’s accident. Our lawyers will take a close look at all relevant details that factor into a case. We will consider the role of individual caretakers and investigate the role of the facility itself.
Our lawyers will also go after all potential forms of monetary compensation that you may qualify to receive. To learn more about how a lawyer from our team can assist you, contact our office today by calling (800) 842-6336.