Joan Rivers and New York Wrongful Death
The Joan Rivers wrongful death case was quickly settled for an undisclosed sum with a strong admonition to the medical community for better practices in outpatient facilities.
But still lingering, however, is a bigger elephant in the room that has yet to be addressed.
Guest counsel, Marc Dittenhoeffer, Esq. to the New York Personal Injury Law Blog guides us into the primitive jungles of wrongful death law in New York and suggests that a sluggish legislature is long overdue to improve the woeful safari of compensation for families whom have suffered losses of loved ones through negligence and malpractice.
The successful lobby for advances in our wrongful death law is long overdue!
Per Diem Services supports reforms in our laws that will help the families of victims obtain fair and adequate compensation due to the negligence and malpractice of parties that cause wrongful death.