People in New York who have a friend or loved one who has died as the result of a medical procedure or health care incident gone wrong are probably looking for answers. When a person dies unexpectedly in conjunction with a medical procedure, their loved ones rightfully have concerns and suspicions. Those who want to hold the proper parties accountable for their loss may want to discuss their case with an experienced New York malpractice attorney, as they may have grounds to bring a wrongful death lawsuit against the responsible health care provider.
In order to bring a wrongful death suit, there are several elements that must be satisfied. For one, the party bringing the lawsuit must be a spouse, child or other immediate family member of the deceased victim. Secondly, the party must be able to show that they have been financially affected by the victim's death. Third, they must be able to prove that the person acted negligently. Finally they must prove that this negligence was the cause of the victim's death.