Senior Living & Long Term Care
Our attorneys have an exceptional depth of knowledge of the vast challenges facing long term health care delivery in a broad range of business and litigation matters. We collaborate with businesses providing senior living and long term care services in our region to develop the highest standards of practice in a heavily regulated environment and to provide creative solutions to respond to the ongoing challenges facing the long term care industry.Our experienced trial lawyers are prepared to defend professional negligence, employment, personal injury, False Claims Act, breach of contract, and other litigation matters from the initial claim through the appeal. Williams Kastner is an associate member of the Washington Health Care Association and Aging Services of Washington.
As a full-service law firm, Williams Kastner offers a broad range of talent and skill necessary to serve its clients’ individual needs. Williams Kastner attorneys negotiate employment contracts, provide advice on employer/employee relations, handle crisis management problems and media inquiries, represent clients involved in government investigations, and advise clients who are in the process of expanding or contracting their businesses.
We offer the following services to senior living and long term care provider clients:
Business Planning and Formation
Our business attorneys are available to assist in all aspects of corporation formation and planning, acquisition and sale of regulated businesses, real estate matters, and equipment purchases, sales and leases.
Labor and Employment
Williams Kastner’s labor and employment attorneys routinely advise clients on a variety of matters, including wage and hour compliance, contract analysis and review, arbitration and grievance, supervisor training, employment practices, employment agreements, employee handbooks and litigation. Additionally, our labor and employment attorneys are knowledgeable of state and federal regulations, including worker’s compensation, unemployment compensation, prevailing wage (Davis-Bacon), and affirmative action.
We have experience in all aspects of regulatory compliance, including licensure and certification, Medicare and Medicaid conditions of participation, certificate of need, survey and enforcement, reimbursement and compliance, HIPAA and privacy law, Fair Housing Act, STARK, Anti-Kickback/Anti-Rebate laws, fraud and abuse, OSHA and WISHA. Our regulatory compliance attorneys are prepared to assist clients in review and preparation of compliance plans and programs.
Risk Management, Litigation and Appeals
Our trial attorneys have experience handling a variety of litigation matters, including personal injury, premises liability, malpractice, negligence, fraud, abuse and neglect, professional liability, eviction and collection, guardianships, class action, and all levels of appeals.