All About Wrongful Death

Losing someone close to you is an unrivaled trauma. While no amount of money can bring back your loved one, this video explains the legal option of filing a wrongful death claim in order to receive financial compensation for pain and suffering. This course of action may be a good idea if a third party, such as a negligent doctor or inattentive nurse, caused the death.

The hardest part of these claims is proving who was really at fault. In the event of medical malpractice, this requires launching an investigation and requesting records from the doctor, hospital, pharmacy, and any other relevant individual, or medical facility. Timing is the most important factor, since evidence can get lost or disappear in the months following a tragic event.

Pegalis & Erickson is a Long Island medical malpractice law firm that has helped hundreds of families receive compensation following the death of a loved one. If you are interested in filing a claim against the medical provider who treated your loved one before his or her death, call our office today at (516) 684-2900. 

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