When a loved one is taken because of a physician’s negligence or misconduct, the sense of injustice can be almost impossible to fathom. At Burg Simpson, we have witnessed firsthand the pain caused by these tragic and unnecessary circumstances. We are here to help.
Aside from the emotional turmoil, many families often face severe economic hardship, especially when it is the primary wage earner that dies. If a doctor’s or a healthcare facility’s negligence has caused the wrongful death of a family member or close relative, you have the right to hold them responsible by filing a wrongful death claim and seeking compensation for your loss.
Common Medical Malpractice Resulting in Wrongful Death
- Surgical Errors
- Medication Errors
- Obstetrical Errors
- Misdiagnosis or delayed diagnosis
- Wrong or inappropriate treatment
Insurance Companies and Wrongful Death Claims
In our experience, insurance companies often fiercely defend wrongful death lawsuits because of the potentially large damages that can result. For that reason, if you think that you may have a legitimate claim, it is crucial that you hire an experienced wrongful death lawyer as soon as possible. You need a law firm that has the experience and resources to fight the insurance company to make sure you are fully compensated for your loss.
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