Wocl Leydon, LLC
Contact us for a free consultation
203-333-3339 New Clients / Existing Clients

Lawsuit brought against doctor

Patients can suffer great harm when medical professionals act negligently when providing them with care. Sadly, such medical negligence can sometimes even result in a patient's death. Thus, it is very important for medical professionals to make sure to not commit negligence when providing patients with care.

Recently, a case has arisen in West Virginia involving allegations of medical negligence. The case involves a man who reportedly received care from a doctor at a hospital in West Virginia in February. The man reportedly died in May.

The man's wife claims that the above-mentioned doctor committed negligence in connection to the care of the man. According to the man's wife, the doctor's alleged negligence caused delays in the diagnosis and treatment of a heart attack the man had suffered and contributed to the man's eventual death.

The man's wife has brought a lawsuit in West Virginia against the doctor in connection to these allegations. The woman reportedly is asking for compensatory and punitive damages in her lawsuit. It will be interesting to see what ultimately happens in this case.

As the allegations in this case illustrate, it can be very harmful when medical professionals act negligently in connection to the care of a patient. No patient should have to have his or her health and/or life put at risk because a medical professional committed negligence. Thus, one hopes that medical professionals are held accountable when they act negligently in connection to the care of a patient and such negligence results in a patient suffering harm and/or dying.

Source: The West Virginia Record, "Woman sues physician for husband's death," Kyla Asbury, Oct. 25, 2011

No Comments

Leave a comment
Comment Information

Wocl Leydon, LLC is a law firm experienced in handling wrongful death, medical malpractice, auto accidents, fall down claims, nursing home negligence and abuse, car crash and motor vehicle collision lawsuits. The personal injury trial lawyers handle cases throughout Fairfield County. If you have been seriously injured in Stamford, Norwalk, Fairfield, Bridgeport, or anywhere in Connecticut, please call one of our litigation attorneys at 203-333-3339, or email the firm to schedule a free consultation.

Email Us For a Response
Wocl Leydon, LLC

We maintain offices in the cities of Stamford and Bridgeport, and we represent clients throughout the state of Connecticut.

Bridgeport Office 1087 Broad Street 4th Floor Bridgeport, CT 06604 Phone: 203-517-0456 Phone: 203-333-3339 Map & Directions

Stamford Office 80 Fourth Street Stamford, CT 06905 Phone: 203-517-0456 Phone: 203-333-3339 Fax: 203-324-1407 Map & Directions

The sooner you arrange a free consultation with us, the sooner you will understand all of the options available to you. Contact us today to receive information and advice directly from our experienced attorneys.