A nursing home lawyer who specializes in medication error can investigate the circumstances of an improperly prescribed or administered medication. They can gather evidence, such as medical records or witness accounts, to file a claim for compensation related to your or your family member’s financial, emotional, and physical losses.
In instances where wrongful death occurred, we help survivors pursue negligent or abusive nursing homes through the negotiation of a settlement or by filing a lawsuit. A nursing home lawyer at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will help you understand your rights and options for pursuing damages on behalf of your loved one.
We are available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, anytime you need help. If you suspect that medication errors are the cause of your family member’s injuries or death, contact Pintas & Mullins Law Firm for a free consultation by calling (800) 201-3999 today.
We Help Nursing Home Medication Error Victims
When faced with a potential nursing home medication error, it is difficult to know where to begin. Working with a nursing home lawyer that specializes in medication error can relieve some of your uncertainty. At Pintas & Mullins Law Firm, we will ensure your loved one’s safety and investigate the surrounding circumstances of their injury.
Some instances of nursing home medication errors that we pursue include the following situations:
- Administration of expired prescriptions.
- Improper type of medication used.
- Staff crushing pills against the manufacturer’s warning.
- Incorrect dosing and overdosing.
- Delivery of the wrong patient’s medication.
- Residents not given enough food or water to take medication.
- Prescription drugs given at wrong times.
The facility has a responsibility to care for your loved one, which means that they have no room for error when it comes to following doctors’ orders and caring for nursing home residents.
If your loved one experienced an injury and financial loss as a result of a medication error at their nursing home, you may have options when it comes to seeking redress on their behalf. The legal team at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm is here to provide support throughout the entire process of filing a claim for compensation.
You can call today for a free case assessment to learn more about your next steps. Call (800) 201-3999 to speak with a nursing home lawyer.
For a free legal consultation, call 800-201-3999
You Can File a Nursing Home Medication Error Claim for Compensation
Depending upon the laws in your state, you can generally receive compensation from a nursing home medication error claim related to your financial, emotional, and physical losses. At Pintas & Mullins Law Firm, we can help you explore your options and any types of damages for which you may be able to pursue.
A nursing home medication error lawyer will help you look for opportunities related to:
- Medical care expenses.
- Physical pain and suffering.
- Mental anguish.
- Loss of enjoyment.
- Loss of life, for wrongful death matters.
- Relocation expenses.
The Elements of a Nursing Home Medication Error Claim
The first step in pursuing a nursing home medication error claim is taking your family member to a trusted medical provider immediately. Their health and safety is the top priority.
Your doctor can also begin documenting the potential causes of your loved one’s injury which Pintas & Mullins Law Firm can use as evidence later on in the claims process. A member of our team will look for instances where your case meets the criteria for a personal injury or wrongful death claim.
Since every state is different, you will want to speak with a legal professional who understands the laws in your state to determine if your case has a viable claim in your local court system.
A medical negligence claim requires your attorney to prove the following:
- That your family member sustained injuries.
- These injuries resulted in financial losses.
- The nursing home was responsible for your loved one’s
- The nursing home’s breach of duty caused your loved one’s
Pintas & Mullins Law Firm will investigate the circumstances that surround your case and gather the necessary evidence to prove the qualifying factors.
You do not have to face the legal process alone when you work with our firm.
Statutes of Limitations May Impact Your Claim
A statute of limitations, or a time limit, exists in each state and may impact your ability to file a nursing home medication error claim. A lawyer will work with you to avoid missing these critical deadlines. Talk with a legal professional as soon as possible to avoid missing this important deadline. There may be exceptions to the limitation period, depending on your circumstances.
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If your family member suffered significant harm from a medication error, it is important that you speak with a nursing home lawyer that specializes in medication error at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm as soon as possible. Our legal knowledge allows us to ensure your loved one’s safety while we hold the nursing home accountable for its actions.
The legal team at Pintas & Mullins Law Firm represents victims of nursing home abuse and neglect at every critical point in filing a claim for financial compensation. Connect with our team of professionals today for a case evaluation by calling (800) 201-3999 today.