Yes you can file a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit for medical malpractice. In Michigan, all wrongful death lawsuits are authorized by the Michigan Wrongful Death Act, which includes a lawsuit for medical malpractice. There are a number of reasons why wrongful death lawsuits for medical malpractice or negligence are filed. Some of the most common medical mistakes that lead to the wrongful death of a patient include:
- Medical mistakes and errors during surgery
- Misdiagnosis of a life threating or potential life threatening condition
- Medication errors and mistakes
- Failure to treat and diagnose a condition, like cancer, heart attack or pulmonary embolism
- Falls in hospitals and nursing homes causing death
To determine whether or not you can file a Michigan wrongful death lawsuit for medical malpractice on behalf of a family member, call our Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. medical malpractice expert team at (800) 606-1717 to discuss your case. Our experienced attorneys will obtain and review all of the medical records, the death certificate, and autopsy report (if there was one), as well as analyze the chart and discuss the case with a board certified medical expert who will advise us whether there is a basis for a lawsuit. If it is determined that medical malpractice caused death, we then file a lawsuit on behalf of the family. Call now for your free consultation. We will start working on your case immediately.