When Mental Health Care Fails
Were you or a loved one injured by someone currently receiving psychological or psychiatric treatment? We have successfully settled cases in which clients have been assaulted and killed by individuals receiving mental health treatment.
When a person under the care of a mental health professional is violent the treating professionals may be held responsible. Mental health clinicians have a legal duty to warn potential victims of violence that supersedes confidentiality law. Unfortunately, not all therapists, hospitals and doctors are equipped to properly handle violent or potentially violent patients, and this is when tragedy happens.
If you or someone you love has endured violence or died as a result of the actions of someone you believe has been receiving mental health care, please contact us today. We will review the facts of your case and compassionately guide you through your options.