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Medical malpractice believed to have contributed to boy's death

The death of a child is an experience that no parent wants to go through. Unfortunately, this type of scenario affects numerous families too often. In some cases, the circumstances under which the death occurred are unavoidable, but in others, someone may have been responsible for the fatal outcome. If individuals believe that medical professionals contributed to a child's death, they may find themselves exploring medical malpractice information.

What circumstances may warrant a medical malpractice claim?

If Connecticut residents have suffered due to hospital negligence, they may face many long-term effects that can greatly impact their lives. Even if individuals did not suffer the injuries themselves, they may have lost loved ones due to medical malpractice. In either situation, parties who have suffered may have reason to file legal claims that allow them to pursue compensation for damages.

Medical malpractice claim filed on behalf of late Bill Paxton

In some cases, a loved one's death can leave surviving family members with many questions. If the passing was unexpected, they may wonder what exactly contributed to the death and whether anyone else might have been at fault. In instances of medical malpractice, mistakes or other negligence on the part of medical staff could have factored into the loss of a loved one.

Damage, death caused by sepsis may stem from medical malpractice

Any type of infection could pose serious risks to Connecticut patients. Due to the potential for complications, it is important that medical professionals properly diagnose and treat infections and other conditions before they worsen. Unfortunately, that does not always happen, and patients can suffer further complications. If problems do occur, individuals may have reason to file medical malpractice claims.

Object left after surgery leads to medical malpractice claim

Needing surgery can cause Connecticut residents to have mixed reactions. Some individuals may feel relieved that they are in line to receive treatment for an ailment, and others may feel nervous about having to undergo an operation. Unfortunately, medical malpractice could result in a surgical event going wrong, and patients may find themselves suffering as a result.

Successful medical malpractice claims may yield awards for damage

Losing a loved one under any circumstances can be tough for Connecticut residents to handle. Some deaths may be somewhat expected, as those that involve long-term illness and others may come completely out of nowhere. Unfortunately, the actions or inaction of other people can sometimes contribute to these unexpected deaths, and if a doctor or other medical professional acted negligently, there may be cause to file medical malpractice claims.

Surgical errors often lead to medical malpractice claims

Needing to undergo surgery can cause many Connecticut residents to feel very uneasy. This type of invasive procedure may be necessary in order for a serious medical condition to be addressed, but accepting this necessity can be difficult. This apprehensive feeling is sometimes warranted, as medical malpractice in the form of surgical errors is not uncommon.

Medical malpractice could lead to unnecessary surgeries

Having to go through any type of medical procedure can be daunting. When it turns out that major surgeries were not necessary, patients may feel violated, confused and concerned over the issues. Because invasive medical procedures can have life-changing effects, individuals who have been the victims of such situations may wish to consider filing medical malpractice claims.

Lack of communication could lead to medical malpractice claims

When medical staff do not act appropriately and fail to provide needed care to a patient, serious problems could result. In some cases, the issues may not present themselves until years later, but the damage could have permanent effects on a person's life. When such a situation arises, some individuals may find it reasonable to file medical malpractice claims against the parties believed responsible.

Foreign object left in body may warrant medical malpractice claim

Many Connecticut residents may feel wary about having to seek medical attention. They may fear the outcomes of any diagnoses or worry that any necessary procedures could go awry. Unfortunately, these concerns are not unwarranted as many individuals become the victims of medical malpractice across the country every year. When faced with such a situation, negatively affected people may wish to consider their legal options.

Verdicts & Settlements

Jura v Denegris / Bicyclist injured in collision with motor vehicle; a New Britain jury awarded the plaintiff $3,091,700.00 Less 10%. for comparative negligence reducing the net verdict to $2,782,530.00. The highest offer made by the defendants prior to the verdict was in $50,000. 00

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