If your loved one suffered harm in a memory care facility accident, you may qualify to collect compensation for the financial and non-financial damages the injuries caused. Let a Washington DC memory care facility accident lawyer from Pintas & Mullins Law Firm advocate for your legal rights and prevent further harm from coming to your family.
Our team is here to collect key forms of evidence in your case and use it to establish a liable party and your potential right to compensation. We can communicate on your behalf with any other parties connected to your case. We can also interpret the law and go after any financial awards you may be eligible for.
What Our Team Can Do for You
In a memory care facility, abuse, malpractice, and lapses in care can leave residents vulnerable to a range of injuries and damages. In some cases, an individual employee or caretaker may be responsible for causing harm to you or a loved one. In other situations, the institution as a whole bears some responsibility due to their lack of attention, care, or monitoring.
Depending on the circumstances of the memory care facility accident, you may be eligible for compensation. However, it can be tough to pursue these cases on your own, especially given the complex laws and policies that are often involved. Rather than trying to assess these details and build a case by yourself, allow a lawyer from our team to assist you.
Proving Negligence Caused a Memory Care Facility Accident
Memory care facilities assist individuals with degenerative neurological conditions, like dementia. Dementia can impact someone’s ability to handle daily tasks and look out for themselves. For example, many with dementia experience memory loss. As such, these facilities have a responsibility to provide a certain standard of care.
According to the National Center on Elder Abuse (NCEA), many residents of long-term care facilities reported acts of abuse ranging from financial exploitation to sexual misconduct. This highlights the importance of investigating the source of accidents at these facilities.
If there is proof that the staff or facility played a role in a resident’s injuries, our team could build a case for damages. When looking into the cause of an accident at a memory care facility, our team searches for evidence of:
- Poor hiring practices
- Lack of employee supervision
- Patient neglect or abuse
Identifying Who Is Liable in Your Case
While some accidents at memory care facilities may be because of one negligent healthcare professional or caretaker, others are due to the facility’s neglect or misconduct.
When you work with a lawyer from our team, we will consider all potential levels of responsibility as we seek to establish a liable party and hold them accountable for their actions. As part of this process, we may consult with others about the case, such as:
- Institutional decision-makers
- Local law enforcement
These groups could provide information that helps us identify the responsible party or parties. If someone else’s behavior or carelessness caused your loved one harm, our team can give you a voice while pursuing justice on behalf of your family. Reach out for help from one of our Washington DC memory care facility accident lawyers today.
Communicating and Negotiating for Your Family
In our investigation, we will take care of any necessary communication with the liable parties and their representatives. This includes presenting the evidence we are able to collect, outlining our case, and fighting for the financial awards your family may deserve. The medical bills from your loved one’s injuries can pile up without warning, among other expenses.
Recoverable Damages in a Memory Care Facility Accident Case
As part of our efforts in your case, we will work to determine which forms of recoverable awards your family may be eligible for. You may collect compensation for:
- Current and future medical bills related to the incident
- Exams, x-rays, and other testing procedures
- Psychological harm and trauma
- Prescription medications
- Assistive medical devices
- Ongoing care and rehabilitation
If you lost your loved one because of a memory care facility accident, our team could help you recover wrongful death damages.
You Can Afford Legal Help
Our firm offers legal representation based on contingency. This means you do not have to worry about paying any upfront costs. We only take payment if we recover a financial award for you. If your case is not successful, you owe us no attorney’s fees. This means there is no risk when working with us.
For a free legal consultation with a Memory Care Facility Accidents Lawyer serving Washington DC, call (800) 794-0444
Get Help from a Washington DC Memory Care Facility Accident Lawyer
When a loved one suffers harm in a memory care facility accident, you deserve answers. Trying to handle the various financial, legal, and health concerns that such an incident causes is never easy. Our lawyers are here to take some of the burden off of you so that you are free to focus on your loved one and the rest of your family.
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm can construct a case to demonstrate who is liable and your right to recover a financial award. Our team will work to answer your questions and offer support as your case moves forward. To learn more about how a lawyer from our team can help you, contact our office today at (800) 794-0444.