wrongful death

Filing a Wrongful Death Lawsuit Does NOT Mean You're Going to Trial

Submitted by jrlaw on Dec 11th, 2014

Settling a Wrongful Death Case Out of Court

Filing a wrongful death lawsuit comes with its challenges, with one of these being whether or not you should pursue the case to trial.

Many people who have gone through such a tragedy do not want a dragged out court case. Luckily, these cases almost never require an actual court trial.

Why Even File a Lawsuit?

If you have a family member who was killed as a result of someone’s negligence, it’s your right and responsibility to ensure that justice is served and your family is taken care of. Holding the liable party (or parties) responsible through a wrongful death claim can have many positive consequences. Not only can it compensate your family for the loss you've suffered, it may lead to better safety standards or the installation of laws which tighten regulations in order to stop similar occurrences from happening. 

In addition, the compensation that you’ll get from winning a wrongful death lawsuit can go a long way in helping with the following

Dangerous Drug List

Submitted by jrlaw on Apr 20th, 2010

Dangerous and Recalled Drugs: The Facts

Drug Injury Law Firm, Dallas TX

Defective products are manufactured every day that harm thousands and thousands of people each year. Often times some of these defective products are prescription drugs. Whether the drug has been recalled or not consumers who are harmed by dangerous drugs are still protected by the product liability laws of our nation. At Rasansky Law Firm, we handle a variety of cases concerning product liability law all the time.

What Are The Dangerous And Recalled Drugs Out There?

Gardasil

HPV vaccine; the vaccine is being recommended for young girls to take in order to prevent certain types of HPV that cause cervical cancers. However, as of January 2010, 49 unexplained deaths followed Gardasil injections. Although the FDA has not recalled the vaccine, research whether or not it is right for your children before getting the vaccination.

Zocor

Cholesterol drug; side effects can include headaches, skin problems, coughs, depression and liver problems. An increased risk of muscle pains occurs when the largest dose of 80mg is taken.

Wrongful Death as a Result of Medical Malpractice

Submitted by jrlaw on Apr 19th, 2010

A wrongful death lawsuit is filed when the victim dies as a result of the defendant’s negligence. The suit claims that the survivors of the victim are entitled to because of improper conduct on the part of the accused.

Startling Statistics on Wrongful Death Malpractice Lawsuits

Submitted by jrlaw on Apr 14th, 2010

According to Medical News Today, the medical industry recently became aware that on average 195,000 patients die each year directly because of wrongful death circumstances. Wrongful death occurs when medical errors are made in hospitals. The study was conducted by HealthGrades Patient Safety in American Hospitals for a period of two years. This study not only supported the previous research study done by the Institute of Medicine in their 1999 report conclusion of 98,000 deaths per year, but dwarfed it.

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