All patients and residents of long-term care in the United States have their rights protected under the Residents’ Bill of Rights, as outlined in the U.S. Nursing Home Reform Act of 1987. Under provisions of the Act, patients and residents of nursing homes in Seattle and throughout Washington have the right to:

  • Complete information regarding the range of services offered by the long-term care facility
  • Disclosure about the extent of their medical condition and the right to refuse treatment
  • Advance knowledge of being transferred or discharged
  • Disclosure of their personal financial situation
  • Protection from assault, emotional abuse and neglect from staff and residents
  • Assurance that their medical and personal records will be handled in a confidential manner
  • Dignity and respect for personal rights afforded every American

Seattle Nursing Home Injury Lawyer · Seattle Elder Abuse Lawyer

If you or a loved one has suffered emotional or physical injuries while recovering or residing at a nursing home in or near Seattle, Washington, or a nearby community, talk to an experienced Seattle nursing home negligence lawyer at the Savage Law Firm.

Under the direction attorneys Carol Hepburn and Bill Savage, our trial lawyers offer more than 30 years of experience representing plaintiffs and their families in all types of nursing home injury claims, including:

  • Falls and transportation errors
  • Medication errors
  • Injuries from assault and sexual assault from staff and residents
  • Dehydration and malnutrition
  • Bedsores and pressure ulcers
  • Emotional abuse

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Contact us today to arrange a free case evaluation with an experienced Seattle nursing home negligence lawyer for yourself or on behalf of a loved one.