What constitutes a wrongful death case?

Question Details: My mom passed away 3 months ago at a psyche floor from a fatal cardiac arrythmia. She had no cardiac history. She was transferred from a local hospital where she was being treated for critically low potassium (multiple IV bags) from vomiting. While on the psyche floor, she began vomiting for 2 days. My sister and I reminded the nursing staff (as we couldn't visit her) that she was just treated for low potassium. I was told they were trying to get in touch with her doctor. I believe 24 hours went by. No labs were done to check her potassium and a tab of potassium was given on the day she died.

Catherine Blackburn / Blackburn Law Firm Answered 7 years ago | Contributor
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