Medical malpractice issues can be some of the most serious. In the worst cases, the patient actually dies as a result of the malpractice. For the family members who are left behind, this tragedy will painfully rock every aspect of their lives.
When a patient dies due to malpractice, the family members might decide to take action to hold the doctor or other medical professional accountable for their loved one’s untimely death. This can be achieved by filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, making a wrongful death claim is another avenue to consider.
Learning how these types of claims differ is important. We can help you to understand these differences as well as learn how each type of case typically proceeds. Having this information can help you to decide which type of claim you should pursue.
We understand that you might have some questions about your case. We can help you find the answer you seek and also help determine who should be held accountable for the negligence. Sometimes the at-fault party isn’t the doctor. It could be a nurse, respiratory technician or other hospital employee We can also help you determine the monetary amount of damages that you can seek.
As you begin to process your loved one’s loss, you might realize that you can’t just let the situation go. Instead of taking action that can never avenge your loved one’s death, choose to move forward with litigation that can send a message. Make the liable parties realize that they erred in their actions that led to your family member’s unexpected and unnecessary death.