Nashua, NH asked in Wrongful Death for Massachusetts

Q: Is it possible to file a wrongful death lawsuit against a medical practice if new evidence if found 8-9 years later?

A family member passed away 9 years ago and the cause of death was listed as accidental, but the toxicology report shows 2 prescribed drugs were in system of the deceased. After many years passed we have since learned that these 2 drugs are dangerous when prescribed together and they are cross-indicated as "potential for significant interaction (monitoring by your doctor is likely required)".

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
  • Wyomissing, PA
  • Licensed in Massachusetts

A: I don't see a case here, let alone one that would survive a statute of limitations problem, but for the sake of closure why not consult a member of the Mass Academy of Trial Lawyers--they give free consultations.

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