Liverpool, NY asked in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death for Ohio

Q: Can I sue the assisted living facility for negligence that caused my father's death? what type of suit would it be?

My father had dementia and was allowed to leave the facility in the middle of the night in the dead of winter. He ultimately froze to death and was found the next morning because he forgot how to get back or where he was going. He walked passed security and night staff, right out the front door.

1 Lawyer Answer
Andrew Popp
Andrew Popp
  • Cuyahoga Falls, OH
  • Licensed in Ohio

A: That sounds terrible, I'm sorry for your loss.

Potentially yes. There may be a number of different causes of action viable in your case. These cases are generally very litigious. You need to sit down with a qualified attorney to review the case and discuss your options.

Best of luck.

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