The death of a loved one is usually quite difficult to handle. In the case of an illness or sudden death, the pain suffered by family and friends often increases. When this is considered avoidable because the cause was a fatal accident or a medical mistake, the loss of a loved one may extend beyond an emotional issue and become a legal one too.
Perhaps the deceased victim went in for surgery and became the victim of an anesthesia error, pulmonary embolism or worsened medical condition. It may be helpful to know that the pain you must endure, as well as any medical expenses that were incurred before the death, could be eligible for compensation. A wrongful death verdict does not ease the suffering, but it could help you feel some sense of justice and provide some financial support.
When there is a doctor mistake, such as misdiagnosis of a fatal condition or wrong prescription medication, the specific medical professional and possibly the facility where he or she works (if applicable) can be held accountable. It is important to consult an experienced law firm that will be able to effectively handle your case and represent you.
At Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante we provide knowledge, resources and advice to help clients receive compensation in their wrongful death lawsuits. We work hard to ensure that your case has the best possible chance at receiving the compensation you deserve. The wrongful death of your loved one cannot be undone, but we can help you in your effort to move on with your own life and to minimize the damages concurrent with your loss.