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Caring, compassionate wrongful death attorneys guide families through a stressful legal process

Our clients experience few circumstances more devastating than losing a close loved one through the wrongful or negligent acts of another. At such a poignant moment, financial compensation does little to ease the momentous pain the family is enduring. However, having the available funds to pay expenses and cover some of the lost future support can alleviate some of the stress and help families as they try to rebuild their lives. Also, loss of education opportunities and training for surviving children may be compensable in some cases.

The Malpractice Law Firm Jack H. Olender & Associates, PC is a family-oriented firm and knows the dynamics of family and intrafamilial structure. We think of our clients as part of the Olender family and have always approached our cases with compassion because we are fully aware of the emotional toll and havoc devastating losses can wreak on those left behind. The law firm of Jack H. Olender & Associates, PC has helped protect the rights of grieving families for four decades and addressed the legal issues with the utmost sensitivity and respect.

What constitutes wrongful death?

The term wrongful death applies to any fatality caused by negligent acts of other parties, be they physicians, hospitals, auto or truck drivers, etc. Wrongful Death statutes govern these tragic losses and permit survivors to pursue compensation to help cover pecuniary losses and support and also in some cases, loss of companionship, services and other human losses. The unique facts of each case determine what is recoverable, as does the local applicable law.

Addressing the complex issues pertaining to wrongful death by medical malpractice or other tragic accidents

The unfortunate truth is that medical negligence causes too many needless fatalities each year. The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services Patient Safety Network cites a recent three-year study showing that nearly 250,000 hospitalized Medicare patients died needlessly due to preventable medical errors. Wrongful death and survival claims require an experienced lawyer who can prove liability and accurately anticipate and assess the full extent of past, current and future financial losses. Fatalities caused by negligent hospitals or medical providers or negligent auto or truck drivers require an attorney with the knowledge to address technical medical issues.

Jack H. Olender & Associates, PC has a number of staff members with degrees and experience in the medical field, as well as a network of highly skilled medical professionals for additional support.  The Olender law firm has the extra distinct advantage of employing a physician/lawyer and nurse/lawyer to help us prepare the case and point us in the right direction. We rely on exhaustive research and continual study to remain current on legal and medical trends, and to provide our clients with the knowledgeable and thorough support they deserve.

At Jack H. Olender & Associates, PC, we approach every case as a team. We combine our attorneys’ 200 years of malpractice and personal injury law experience to produce an indomitable resource for victims of avoidable tragedies.

Let our team help you

Contact us to see the difference our exceptional medical malpractice and catastrophic personal injury attorneys can make in your case and in your life. There is no risk in calling us. Our firm does not charge a consultation fee to meet with clients and assess their particular case. We work on a contingent (percentage) fee arrangement, so no legal fees are paid if money is not recovered on your behalf. We practice in District of Columbia and Maryland courts.

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