Massachusetts Medical Error Wrongful Death Lawyer
Well-respected studies show that as many as 100,000 Americans die each year as a result of medical error, making malpractice one of the leading causes of death in our country. When a patient dies unexpectedly, family members understandably have many questions about what happened and whether the death was avoidable. Our Massachusetts wrongful death lawyers are trained to identify preventable deaths occurring as a result of substandard medical care, and to help answer these questions.
If you or someone you know has lost a loved one as a result of a medical error, you may be able to hold the medical providers accountable for the consequences. Our Massachusetts wrongful death lawyers represent families throughout New England, including Massachusetts, New Hampshire and Rhode Island. Contact the Massachusetts wrongful death lawyers of Crowe & Mulvey, LLP, at (617) 426-4488 today for a free consultation about your case.
Causes of Wrongful Death
A patient’s wrongful death can occur as the result of many different types of mistakes on the part of medical professionals. The following are some of the most common causes of wrongful death:
- Failure to diagnose
- Delayed diagnosis
- Lost or delayed test results
- Prescription medication errors
- Surgical and anesthesia errors
- Failure to provide appropriate post-surgical care
If you or someone you know has suffered the loss of a relative because of a medical provider’s mistakes, we may be able to help you find the answers and the justice you are seeking. Contact a Boston wrongful death attorney at Crowe & Mulvey, LLP, by calling (617) 426-4488 for a free consultation with an experienced member of our medical-legal team.