April 27, 2015

What happens if I die before a case is concluded or I change my mind about pursuing the case?

If you were to die before the case is concluded, a lawsuit against a healthcare professional can continue on behalf of your estate or other family members who were affected by the medical injury. Whether it is financially realistic to continue would be discussed with the family or estate representative.

You have the option of changing your mind throughout the process of suing. The legal expenses incurred, the time spent and other factors would be discussed. Similarly, we may advise you not to proceed further or to discontinue the lawsuit against a particular party. We continue to evaluate the case during the litigation process and a new report, condition or opinion may affect the outcome of the lawsuit.

If you have any additional questions, please feel free to contact us.