Category Archives: Wrongful Death

Over the years, our Raleigh personal injury law firm has been able to help the families of wrongful death victims throughout North Carolina.

Can I File a Medical Malpractice Claim Against My Dentist?

Can you file a claim against a dentist for medical malpractice? Earlier this year, after the tragic death of their child, a mother and father have filed a wrongful death claim against the child’s dentist, claiming a Medicaid scam led to their daughter losing her life. According to Fox Carolina, the child, who was only 14 months old, was undergoing a multiple baby root canals at the time of her death. Reportedly, the young girl died while under anesthesia. The child’s dentist allegedly told her family that she needed the root canals and four crowns for her teeth, and that the procedure was normal. However, the family believes that the procedure that cost their little girl her life was unnecessary and simply a scheme to collect more money from Medicaid. Therefore, they are suing the dentist, anesthesiologist, the dentist’s practice and the anesthesiologist’s company for medical malpractice and wrongful death….
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Did a Teen Contract a Brain Eating Amoeba from a North Carolina Waterpark?

North Carolina is home to splendid natural beauty and wonder as well as cultural curiosities. That’s why people from all over the world come to our fantastic state, but one such visit turned to tragedy last year. Now parents want justice for their daughter, and they have turned to the civil justice system to do it. Is a North Carolina Waterpark Responsible for a Brain Eating Amoeba Death? A youth group from Church of the Messiah in Ohio were travelling and singing in other churches and nursing homes here in North Carolina. The group decided to take a break from their travels at the U.S. National Whitewater Center (USNWC) in Charlotte. They were having fun, even when one of the raft they were on overturned. The boat was righted, and none of the passengers were hurt, but that changed just a few days later when one of the group members…
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What Should I Do If My Family Member Is Killed in a Forklift Accident?

Per WRAL-TV, earlier this year, a 35-year-old man was killed in a tragic forklift accident. Reportedly, the deadly incident happened while the man was using a forklift to load equipment at Dean’s Towing and Recovery in Dunn, North Carolina. According to Erwin police, the man died from injuries he sustained when the forklift fell off a flatbed truck.  When we hear news like this our hearts go out to the family and friends. What Options Do Families Have If a Loved One’s Killed in a Construction Accident? If your loved one is killed in an on-the-job accident, before talking to his or her employer or their insurance company, you should talk to an experienced personal injury lawyer first. Your family member’s employer and their insurer often do not have your and your family’s best interests in mind when they approach you. They want to resolve the situation in a way…
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