Common Causes of Wrongful Death from Medical Malpractice – How a Lawyer Can Help Your Family
We all seek medical expertise and treatment with a certain amount of trust in the level of care that will be provided by our health care professionals, and in most cases this trust is well deserved. Unfortunately, there are instances where the physician or other medical personnel falls short of our expectations, as well as the expectations of the rest of the medical community. When this happens it is considered medical malpractice, and those who suffer harm as a result of medical malpractice are often able to receive compensation for the damages that they suffer as a result. Unfortunately, in some cases the person who is the victim dies as a result of the sublevel care that the received. When this happens in the state of Connecticut, a special kind of medical malpractice lawsuit called a wrongful death lawsuit can be filed. At Jonathan Perkins Attorneys at Law, we have a record of successfully helping those who have lost loved ones in this way. We are familiar with the many common cause of wrongful death from medical malpractice, and will use our extensive resources, knowledge and experience to help you get the compensation that you deserve for your loss.
When you lose someone you love and depend upon to wrongful death from medical malpractice, the grief and pain are magnified by the fact that the death could have been prevented if only the medical professional had lived up to the standard of care that was expected of them. In addition to the emotional devastation, you are also faced with certain economic realities, including medical bills that were incurred during the procedure that led to their death; medical expenses that may have been incurred while trying to save them; funeral and burial costs; and the day-to-day expenses of life that they had provided for and upon which you depended on them for support. A wrongful death lawsuit seeks compensation for those damages, as well as for the pain and suffering that they may have suffered leading up to their death, your loss of their care, guidance and companionship, and more.
Proving that a medical professional or facility was careless in their treatment of your loved one entails the same type of evidence as is provided in a personal injury medical malpractice lawsuit, and depends heavily on testimony by expert witnesses who can speak to the standard of care that is expected of professionals with similar training dealing with similar experiences. At Jonathan Perkins Attorneys at Law we have an expansive network of medical experts who are able to provide us with compelling testimony as to what went wrong, as well as forensic experts who can explain the financial impact of the loss of your loved one on your family. Call our office today to set up an appointment to discuss what happened. You will find us compassionate, caring attorneys who will work hard to fight for the justice that your loved one deserves.
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