Wrongful Death Medical Malpractice

One of the most devastating results of a doctor, nurse, or medical facility's negligence is death. Sometimes this negligence can be a failure to diagnose a serious condition or failure to properly treat a condition once it has been diagnosed. If an individual passes away as a result of medical malpractice, his or her family and/or estate are entitled to bring suit both on behalf of the decedent and in some cases, on behalf of the spouse who lost a loved one. Damages in those cases involve:

  • Pain and suffering of the person before he/she passes away

  • Loss of income/earning capacity

  • Loss of enjoyment of life

  • For spouses, loss of consortium (companionship)

Often wrongful death cases require an economic expert to render a report on what an individual's earning capacity would have been and what the value of the companionship was.

Silvia G. Gerges is experienced in working with all kinds of experts in medical malpractice cases and is ready to retain the experts necessary to prove her case. Call her now at 908-599-1005 for a free consultation/evaluation of your wrongful death/medical malpractice case.

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