Wrongful Death Due to Medical Malpractice
Doctors, nurses and medical professionals have a duty of care to each and every patient. When these professionals fail in their duties, the results can be tragic and can result in catastrophic injury or even death. The loss of a loved one can be a major burden to surviving family members.
You do not have to carry this burden alone.
The lawyers of Bentoff & Duber have helped many surviving family members during this difficult time. We have the experience and resources to handle any kind of wrongful death claim caused by medical malpractice, from misdiagnosis of cancer to birth injuries, from medication errors to emergency room errors. Our law firm will help you recover all damages that you are entitled to under the law. In Ohio, surviving family can recover damages for the following:
- Mental anguish
- Loss of support based on the earning capacity of the deceased
- Loss of services
- Loss of society which includes loss of companionship, consortium, care, assistance, protection, etc.
- Loss of prospective inheritance
You may also be able to recover compensation for your loved one's conscious pain and suffering prior to death.
In medical malpractice litigation, doctors, hospitals and their insurers will be difficult opponents. Even when a doctor is clearly at fault, the doctor's insurance companies and their lawyers will still fight hard to minimize what they pay in claims. You can count on our lawyers to prepare a compelling claim on your behalf. We will enlist the services of prominent medical experts to prove liability and your damages. We will assemble a team of lawyers who will tenaciously prepare your case for trial. If it is necessary to take your case to trial, our team of lawyers will be prepared to show the jury how medical malpractice has harmed you and your family.