Medical Malpractice is a serious issue in our hospitals and is a leading cause of wrongful death. Over 225,000 people die from medical malpractice related injuries in a single year.
Wrongful Death is defined as the death of an individual as a direct result of the negligence of another individual, company, or entity. Elements of Wrongful death suits involve the cause of death, who is strictly liable for the death, and who can claim the wrongful death. Wrongful death claims are usually sought after by relatives, siblings, or members of the decedents estate who have lost a considerable amount of money (wrongful death damages) due to the wrongful death of the decedent.
There are many different ways you or someone you know can wrongfully die as a result of medical malpractice. These are several of the ways an individual can die due to medical malpractice:
* Surgical Malpractice
* Medication Errors
* Bacterial Infections
* Birth Injury
* Diagnosis Error
There are many other ways to experience personal injuries and wrongful death due to medical malpractice. You can contact us if you have any questions pertaining to wrongful deaths, personal injuries, or medical malpractice.
Some common things to expect when one has experienced a wrongful death can range from loss of income to sorrow. Mental anguish and large hospital bills can also debilitate you physically as well as mentally.
One of the most frequent causes of wrongful death is medical malpractice. Thousands die each year because this kind of wrongful death is not filed or goes unnoticed. Contact us if you think a relative or someone you know died as a result of medical malpractice.