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Compensation for medical errors increases.
There has been a strong upward trend, particularly in the last two to three years, in the compensation awarded by the courts to patients who have suffered damage to their health or to the relatives of patients who have died as a result of errors or omissions by doctors.
As market executives explain to Insurance World, the compensation paid by insurance companies is not only higher in terms of value per incident, but also more frequent, as more and more cases of medical errors reach the courtrooms.

diakaiouxoi apozimiosisIn case of death, the law stipulates through article 932, paragraph 3 of the Civil Code that the victim's family can receive financial compensation for emotional distress.

But what applies in the case of a foreigner from outside the European Union whose family claims compensation in Greece? The law of each state determines which member of the family is considered to be entitled to compensation.