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What should I do when my child comes home from the hospital to help prevent a wrongful death claim?


Your child is finally right where he belongs again—home. After his surgery, or an illness or injury that required him to spend time in a hospital bed, you’re relieved to finally have him back under your roof. However, if you aren’t given the proper instructions on how to care for him, his condition could become worse. Here, a wrongful death lawyer discusses what to help prevent this from happening.

Talk With the Doctor

Discuss the treatment plan with your doctor and make sure you fully understand all of the aspects. Know precisely which medications to give your child and when. Additionally, inquire about limitations on your child’s activities, and find out when he can resume with his normal life.

Learn the Treatments

Some illnesses and treatments require at-home care, and you might be the person who has to administer them. Have the doctor or nurse go over the procedure with you and practice it until you are completely comfortable, and have it right.

Know What You Should Be Looking for

Know what symptoms or signs to watch for. Sometimes, clues of infection, or other problems are subtle and are only detected when you pay very close attention. Make sure you know exactly what to look for upon returning home.

If your child was the victim of hospital, doctor, or nurse error, you likely have a lot of questions. The attorneys of the Morton Law Office want to provide you with those answers. We are experienced in handling wrongful death claims from all around Idaho and may be able to help you in your time of need.

Connect with us today to speak with an attorney about your situation, and to find out if we can help get you the compensation you deserve.

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Alan Morton
Advocate for Justice/Trial Lawyer