It is imperative that you take action if you or a loved one has suffered from a medical malpractice case. Jeff takes you through what you need to know, especially if medical malpractice results in death. Q: What happens if medical malpractice results in patient death? A: When you’re alive with a medical malpractice claim, you only have a one year statute, which is a short statute. When a medical malpractice occurs and it results in death, in Ohio you have a two year statute for wrongful death. That doesn’t mean you shouldn’t come to us as soon as possible. Don’t wait until the last minute because it is very important in a medical malpractice case that we get information right away. The purpose of that is because in a wrongful death statue there are two items. One is the wrongful death and the other is pain and suffering. Pain and suffering only has a one year statute in a wrongful death case. The key once again, come to a lawyer, come to Friedman Domiano & Smith as soon as possible. We will look at it.