Sunfield, MI asked in Criminal Law, Federal Crimes, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Michigan

Q: How do I find out if my Aunts death is a malpractice case?

She was 86 and died 5 days after going to the doctor. She only weighted 70lbs. She was also being taken care of buy a few people but they were just stealing from her they did not care about her living conditions. She had no running water and was on Oxygen. The kitchen was not able to be used and her bathroom upstairs was also unused. She was using buckets to go to the bathroom.

1 Lawyer Answer
Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyer
  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Sounds like neglect. You'd need to see the autopsy report. If she'd been at the doctor before and hadn't been fkagged there may be malpractice.Contact a member of the Michigan assn for Justice--they give free consultations.

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