Medical Malpractice Resulting in Death – How Our Law Firm Can Help
The untimely passing of a loved one due to medical malpractice is something to which Weitz & Luxenberg is deeply sympathetic. We can walk you through the process of filing a lawsuit against those responsible. Our law firm has years of experience in cases of wrongful death as a result of medical malpractice. We can hold those responsible accountable, and get you compensation.
On average, 44,000-98,000 Americans die each year from medical errors (Institute of Medicine). Globally, the numbers are as follows (JAMA):
- 80,000 deaths per year resulting from infections while hospitalized
- 12,000 deaths per year resulting from unnecessary surgeries
- 7,000 deaths per year resulting from medication errors while hospitalized
- 20,000 deaths per year resulting from other errors while hospitalized
Weitz & Luxenberg has the expertise to handle wrongful death cases resulting from medical malpractice. We will get you the compensation you deserve.
When a loved one dies, many costs follow. If the bereaved are not properly compensated by life insurance, expenses like burial costs and medical bills can be a massive burden. The average funeral with all expenses included costs over $10,000 (AARP). Wrongful death as a result of medical malpractice entitles you to get compensation for the following:
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of companionship
- Earnings lost
- Burial and funeral expenses
- Medical expenses
- Any out of pocket expenses related to the incident
You can get relief in this difficult time by contacting our law firm as soon as possible.
The Burden of a Loved One’s Passing
John lost his wife after a botched surgery. John’s wife went in for an operation on her heart, but due to a negligent surgeon, an improper incision was made and her life was cut short. John underwent a long grieving process afterwards. Unfortunately, during this process, John suffered from economic struggles because of the time he needed off from work and because of the lack of his wife’s income, which he had relied on to help pay the mortgage. By the end of John’s grieving process, he had lost his home and his car.
Weitz & Luxenberg understands that in addition to the emotional burden of a loved one’s passing, there is also a significant financial burden. We will aid you in getting compensation for your wrongful death case.
How to Start
You can start by filling out the form on this page. It is free, simple, and once submitted, a representative from Weitz & Luxenberg will contact you to talk with you about your options. Our experienced lawyers can provide the level-headedness and quick action needed to win your malpractice suit. Reach out to Weitz & Luxenberg today.
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