If the patient dies from malpractice, who is allowed to bring a claim on the patient's behalf?

If the patient dies from malpractice, who is allowed to bring a claim on the patient’s behalf?

A claim may often be brought on behalf of spouses, parents, children, dependents, or the estate of the patient who died. We would need to review the specific circumstances to be able to say whether or not the law would allow the claim.

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