Wrongful Death Legal Services in Hawaii
A wrongful infant death may occur during labor and delivery, or shortly thereafter. The common denominator in these claims is medical negligence on the part of the doctor, nurses, staff or administration. It takes an experienced, knowledgeable attorney to determine who is at fault and if you are eligible for compensation.
Attorney Stephen Brzezinski is passionate about helping families like yours while simultaneously helping the hospital realize their mistake. It is only once they recognize their mistake that there is any hope for improvement. Future infant deaths must be prevented by bringing to light what went wrong. Please contact SRB Hawaii Law in Honolulu to find out how Mr. Brzezinski can help.
What are the common causes of wrongful infant death?
The preventable death of an infant is a tragedy too dark for most people to imagine. Unfortunately, our birth injury attorney knows these deaths occur more often than anyone would want to believe.
A baby’s death may occur during pregnancy, labor, delivery or early life for unavoidable reasons. It’s not always someone’s fault. But our law firm deals with instances in which it was someone’s fault, usually a doctor, nurse, pharmacist, technician, hospital administrator or another party involved in your care. Typical cases include negligence that leads to one or more of the following:
- Oxygen deprivation
- Spinal cord injury
- Traumatic delivery injuries
- Inadequate blood supply
- Medication error
- Surgical error
- Misdiagnosis/delayed diagnosis
This list is not exhaustive. If you think your baby’s death was caused by a medical error, please contact SRB Hawaii Law. Mr. Brzezinski has the experience to determine if you are eligible to pursue compensation and justice based on the circumstances of death.
What are the elements of a wrongful death claim?
Our attorney has handled numerous birth injury cases. As a result, he knows from experience that each case is unique. Every family’s circumstances are unique. Part of his job is to investigate what went wrong and whether that is grounds for a wrongful death claim. Here are the foundational elements of such a case:
- Someone responsible for the care of you and your infant breached the acceptable standards of care
- The breach of care caused an injury, illness, trauma or other problem during labor and delivery
- The death occurred as a direct result of the above
While labor and delivery professionals never want to see a baby harmed, we all make mistakes, and so do they. The aim of any case brought against them is to both get compensation for the family and to prevent similar negligence in the future. Mr. Brzezinski is passionate about advocating for families who have lost children because of a medical error. He wants to help you while shining a light on the circumstances leading to the mistake. Together, we can make positive change in the industry while also pursuing the compensation you deserve.
Can I seek compensation for my child's wrongful death?
We know no amount of money in the world can undo the tragedy of your infant’s death. Grief surrounding a preventable death runs deep and you should allow yourself the space for that grief. Part of what attorney Stephen Brzezinski does is take the burden of the wrongful death case off of your shoulders. While he will be in communication with you, his handling of the negotiations allows you the time to focus on yourself and your family.
In cases where catastrophic damages are successfully recovered, they may be awarded for the following as well as other things:
- Medical expenses
- Burial and funeral expenses
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Pain and suffering
- Loss of income
- Mental anguish
SRB Hawaii Law provides Early Resolution (ER) services. This approach seeks to provide you with the compensation you while hopefully working with hospitals, doctors insurance companies to make sure this type of medical mistake never happens again. Contact the law firm today to learn more about the ER approach.
Find out if you have a wrongful infant death case
We know the pain you are feeling. Let us reach out and help you. Contact SRB Hawaii Law in Honolulu to see what your options are for pursuing justice and compensation from the responsible party. He serves as a thoughtful, skilled and knowledgeable advocate and representative to families like yours.
SRB Hawaii Law is here to help.
Our approach helps families get justice while working to guard against similar errors being made in the future.
Please contact SRB Hawaii Law to schedule a complimentary consultation at our Honolulu office right away.