Fitchburg, Massachusetts Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Wrongful death: Wrongful death can result medical malpractice, truck accidents, product liability and defective products and other negligent acts.
Massachusetts laws concerning wrongful death strictly govern who may recover damages. The administrator or executor of the deceased relative’s estate must bring the claim. You may be entitled to damages including future net income, loss of companionship and support as well as punitive damages.
In Massachusetts, there are laws governing who may recover damages in a wrongful death case. Claims must be brought through the estate of the deceased relative, and are brought by an administrator or an executor.
If you are involved in a wrongful death case, it is important to consult an attorney before making any decisions. You may be approached to enter into a settlement or accept a financial payment in exchange for releasing an individual, insurance company or corporation from liability. You should not sign any papers or make any agreement without speaking to an attorney.
Medical malpractice: Medical malpractice cases can arise from surgical malpractice and failure to diagnose or properly treat medical conditions. Negligent reading of mammograms, x-rays and other medical tests are examples of failure to diagnose. Surgical malpractice can include the negligence performance of an operation, leaving instruments inside the patient and failure to recognize complications during surgery.
If you are injured by medical malpractice, contact Breakstone, White & Gluck for a free legal consultation. Breakstone, White & Gluck's attorneys have been recognized as among the best medical malpractice lawyers in New England. One of our attorneys has been selected to the Massachusetts Super Lawyers list in the area of medical malpractice each year since 2004. We have obtained settlements of $10.2 million and $7.5 million and numerous other awards for families. While there are many local attorneys in Fitchburg and Leominster, many do not specialize in complex medical malpractice cases.
The Fitchburg personal injury lawyers at Breakstone, White & Gluck can assist you with any questions you may have today regarding a personal injury, medical malpractice or motor vehicle accident. We can be reached at 800-379-1244 or 617-723-7676 or use our contact form.