According to the Institute of Medicine of the National Academy of Sciences, medical errors cause anywhere between 45,000 and 98,000 deaths every single year. This is a staggering number, and it’s unacceptable. If your loved one lost his or her life as a result of a medical error, you can turn to an experienced Houston, Texas wrongful death lawyer from Davis & Davis, Attorneys at Law to fight for the justice you and your family deserve. Contact us today so you can tell us your story and so we can begin working on your case.
Houston, Texas Lawyer | Helping Families of Wrongful Death Victims
The compassionate legal team here at Davis & Davis is dedicated to fighting for families whose loved ones have lost their lives due to medical errors, and we are prepared to fight for you as well. You can count on a Harris County, Texas medical malpractice lawyer from our firm to get the results you deserve.
Causes of Wrongful Death in the Medical Industry
There are various ways in which an act of medical malpractice can result in the untimely death of an individual. Just some of the most common causes of medical malpractice deaths are as follows:
- Birth Injuries
- Diagnosis Errors
- Hospital Errors
- Surgical Errors
- Anesthesia Errors
- Medication Errors
- Brain Injuries
If your loved one lost his or her life due to any of the aforementioned medical errors, there’s a strong chance you’ll have a valid medical malpractice claim.
As long as we can prove that your loved one lost his or her life as a result of medical malpractice or negligence, you should receive compensation for the following:
- Funeral expenses
- The cost of medical treatment your loved one received prior to their death
- Pain and suffering
- The loss of enjoyment of life
- The loss of companionship
- The loss of guidance
- The cost of lost wages that your loved one would have contributed
Statute of Limitations
Here in Texas, the statute of limitations, in most cases, is two years. This means that typically, you will have two years from the date the medical error occurred to recover compensation on behalf of your loved one.
Contact a Harris County Wrongful Death Lawyer Today
Victims of medical malpractice deserve a strong, compassionate legal advocate in their corner. If your loved one was fatally harmed because of a negligent medical professional, contact a Houston, Texas wrongful death lawyer from Davis & Davis today. We are ready to fight for the outcome you and your family deserve.