Accidents are the most common source of personal injury. The injured victim and family may be entitled to receive financial compensation. Accident victims must know their rights in order to maximize their chances to receive proper compensation for their injury. Unfortunately, injury victims may be taken advantage of by insurance companies and others who represent the negligent party. It is estimated that insurance companies are saving millions of dollars because accident victims don't know their rights.
We understand how difficult it can be to discuss the death of a loved one. However, if your loved one has died as a result of someone else’s negligence – such as:
- a drunk driver
- a negligent physician
- a defective product or piece of equipment,
The families of the deceased victims can file a wrongful death personal injury lawsuit against the parties at fault and their insurance companies to help recover damages for:
- pain and suffering
- lost wages
- mental anguish
- loss of companionship
- medical costs
- and other expenses.
An injury from a defective product can involve:
- medical expenses
- lost wages
- loss of physical capacity
- pain, suffering, and/or mental anguish.
You may also be entitled to compensation and/or punitive damages as punishment to a manufacturer or distributor for disregard of your safety or flagrant misconduct.
Medical malpractice results from the failure of medical professionals to provide adequate treatment to patients. Each year, negligence on the part of health care professionals results in thousands of innocent victims and their families being injured or killed [link to wrongful death) Medical malpractice can occur from the negligence of hospitals, physicians, nurse practitioners, and other health care providers. Experience, legal skill and empathy help us analyze your case, understand complex medical matters and identify the negligent party or parties. Cassisi & Cassisi, P.C. has a reputation of aggressively pursuing and successfully achieving legal remedies for our clients.
Here are some common examples of medical malpractice.
A hospital or nursing home is liable for improper doses or overdoses of medication, negligent care, poor sanitation, infection, or poor equipment use.
A physician is liable for deviating from the generally accepted standards of practice in the community, delaying or failing to properly diagnose a patient's medical condition, or failing to properly treat the medical condition.
A physician for failing to properly perform a surgical procedure.
A physician is liable for not obtain the necessary informed consent of the patient before performing a procedure or operation.