The death of a loved one is catastrophic, no matter what the circumstances. But if that death was caused by someone else – either intentionally or unintentionally – it can mean that the pain surrounding your loved one’s passing may just be getting started. If you feel their death was what is known as a “wrongful death,” you may want to take legal action. However, classifying a wrongful death can be difficult. Whether it be from a car accident, a medical error, or neglect, the hiring of an affordable attorney can help you navigate the process. Experienced Orlando wrongful death attorneys have the knowledge to help you understand the process and help take the first steps towards seeking justice.
Apart from being known as one of the most fun and exciting vacation destinations in the world, central Florida is also home to some of the best hospitals regionally, as well as nationwide. And Orlando hospital ratings are some of the best out of all ratings across the United States. According to the 2016 Best Hospital Rankings by US News, Orlando Regional Medical Center ranks nationally in 5 pediatric specialties, number 11 regionally; while Florida Hospital is ranked regionally at number 6 among hospitals in the state with marks for high performance in 9 adult conditions and procedures.
In many situations, when someone is involved in an accident, it is not just the injury victim who is affected. While it may only be one person who is hurt in a car accident, bicycle accident, dog bite, or slip and fall, their entire family may be impacted, too. Spouses, children, parents and others who rely on the injured person may also experience a change in their lives. As a result, a single accident may result in several personal injury lawsuits.
Diseases that are manageable for adults can be detrimental for newborn babies, which is why OBGYNs and other medical professionals who care for pregnant women and their infants need to be tuned into a range of symptoms that could indicate life-threatening problems that could lead to infant death.
It’s the job of doctors, nurses, and other hospital workers, to diligently monitor and treat fetal distress in a timely manner, but that doesn’t always happen. If you or someone you love has a baby who suffered serious injuries or death as a result of oxygen deprivation, also known as birth asphyxia, learn the facts and contact Orlando personal injury attorney Jeff Badgley to review your case.