Thanks to advancements in medical science and technology, many procedures that once carried a high risk of complications are far safer than ever before. Unfortunately, medical negligence still happens at an alarming rate; in fact, a study from Johns Hopkins University attributes 250,000 deaths per year to medical errors.
If you suspect that medical malpractice is to blame for a death in your family, it is important that you take action right away. Your attorney will want to gather time-sensitive evidence while it is still available. Also, there are strict deadlines for filing medical malpractice lawsuits.
If you’re thinking about bringing a claim, read on to learn the answers to three FAQs about medical malpractice wrongful death cases: