In addition to being a serious issue facing doctors and hospitals today, medical malpractice is also the leading cause in wrongful death cases in America. Hundreds of thousands of people die every year because of the negligent actions of doctors, nurses, hospitals and other health care facilities. Tragically, Ohio families see their share of wrongful deaths resulting from medical malpractice. The Donahey Law Firm provides legal assistance to individuals and families who have lost a loved one under the care of medical professionals throughout the state of Ohio.
If someone you know has died because of medical negligence, contact our Columbus, Ohio medical malpractice wrongful death lawyers immediately for a consultation.
When the death of a patient is the result of the negligence of a medical professional or facility, a medical malpractice, wrongful death claim has merit. Like all wrongful death lawsuits, the case will determine the exact cause and who is specifically liable for the patient's death. Our medical malpractice and wrongful death attorneys work closely with experts in forensic investigation and medical specialists in the specific health issues that lead to death of a loved one. We assist relatives of the deceased in pursuing financial compensation, ensuring that outstanding medical bills, loss of earnings and other related issues are also taken into consideration.
A patient can die unexpectedly due to different forms of medical malpractice. Our lawyers are experienced with medical circumstances involved in various wrongful death cases such as:
- Failure to Diagnose
- Birth Injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Emergency Room Errors
- Surgical Mistakes
- Medication Errors
- Untreated Infections
- Nursing Home Abuse
In addition to the financial consequences, a wrongful death often produces emotional fallout for family members. Some of the common issues they may expect to experience range from depression and mental anguish, to a loss of companionship that drastically alters a family's dynamic forever. Our goal is to help ease the financial and mental burden our clients face in the wake of their loss.
If your family has lost a loved one because of medical negligence, contact the Ohio medical malpractice wrongful death attorneys at The Donahey Law Firm. We serve clients throughout Ohio from six office locations and our mobile law office.