Tuesday, 20 of November of 2018

Negligence by WV Drug Rehab Center Leads to $1M Wrongful Death Settlement

Staff allegedly failed to detect or treat a man's life-threatening drug overdose.

By Jim Lewis, Medical Mistakes Victims’ Lawyer in West Virginia

An attorney with the Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton law firm recently wrote about a settlement between a West Virginia drug rehabilitation center and the family of a man who died while at the center because staff allegedly failed to detect or treat his life-threatening drug overdose. To learn more read West Virginia Treatment Center Settles Wrongful Death Lawsuit for $1M.”


About the Editors: The VA-NC medical malpractice attorneys at Shapiro, Lewis & Appleton include medical and surgical malpractice lawyers licensed in both Virginia and Carolina. Our medical/hospital malpractice focus on personal injury and accident law and have experience handling medical malpractice cases involving hospital and doctors’ mistakes, as well as nursing home abuse and neglect. Check out our case results to see our track record of success in medical malpractice lawsuits, and also be sure to read our free medical malpractice reports Top 10 Tips From a Medical Malpractice Insider and Top 5 Surgical Errors. Rick Shapiro and James Lewis have been listed among the Best Lawyers in America since 2008. They, along with fellow attorney John M. Cooper, have also been named Virginia Super Lawyers since 2010, an honor fewer than 5 percent of outstanding attorneys receive.