Upon experiencing a traumatic event or losing someone close, people do not typically think about medical malpractice in the immediate aftermath. A perfect example of this is when a family suffers through a wrongful death. It’s such a devastating blow to the entire family and loved ones, that it’s hard for people to really process what actually happened, especially during the stages of grief. Despite these struggles, if your loved one has passed due to a suspected medical malpractice, you should consider seeking compensation for these struggles.
What Exactly Is A Wrongful Death Claim?
Unfortunate things happen in the medical world, and people do pass away despite being under medical care. And sometimes there’s nothing a doctor can realistically do about it. However, there are important distinctions to be made between death and wrongful deaths. Wrongful death can occur in a variety of ways, and negligence can also be found in different stages. It depends on when your loved one received care from a doctor, and what resulted from that visit. Wrongful death can also occur in the moments during care, such as surgery.
Was This Accidental?
Doctors are human, meaning they are susceptible to making mistakes. Yet, they have much more scrutiny when their mistakes occur, and rightfully so. Medical professionals should be held accountable for errors on patients. We have a level of trust when our care is in the hands of a doctor, allowing them to make decisions that will better us. Even if there was no intent (which hardly ever occurs), it’s still important to seek justice for a death that should have never occurred. Whether it’s through a patient not being admitted to further testing, a surgical mistake leading to death, or medication issues, families should seek compensation and justice.
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The Snyder Law Group, LLC, proudly represents clients throughout Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our experienced Baltimore attorneys understand the frustration that comes with an insurance company, medical professional, or other party that refuses to accept liability for negligent or reckless behavior. You can take heart in knowing there are talented and experienced lawyers ready to work for you. We are experienced in handling personal injury claims of medical malpractice or injury resulting from serious car and truck accidents, and have secured hundreds of millions in verdicts settlements*. Please visit our website, www.410thefirm.com, for more information and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Google +, and LinkedIn.