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My Doctor Didn’t Listen to Me and I’ve Been Misdiagnosed? Do I Have Legal Options?

Posted Date: June 12, 2018 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

We all trust physicians and nurse practitioners to make accurate diagnoses. We never expect that such highly trained and knowledgeable health care providers would overlook obvious symptoms or draw unsupportable conclusions about the underlying causes of our illnesses. The sad reality is that no one can correctly diagnosis a medical condition with 100 percent accuracy […]

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Elder Abuse and Neglect : What to Watch For

Posted Date: January 31, 2018 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Elder abuse and neglect takes many forms, from abandonment in nursing homes to theft of Social Security and Medicare benefits. In all ways, the mistreatment inflicts needless and cruel suffering on vulnerable individuals. Ohio state statutes and federal laws give anyone who witnesses elder abuse and neglect the right to report problems to law enforcement […]

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Understanding Good Samaritan Laws Ohio

Posted Date: September 13, 2017 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio, Personal Injury Attorney in Cleveland, Ohio

Ohio enacted its Good Samaritan Law in 1977 to make it easier for bystanders, especially trained medical personnel who are outside their hospital or clinic and off-duty law enforcement officers, to render first aid to victims of accidents and people suffering sudden health problems. Officially titled “Liability for Emergency Care,” section 2305.23 of the Ohio […]

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Medical Negligence vs. Medical Malpractice: What’s the Difference?

Posted Date: June 14, 2017 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Medical malpractice is medical negligence. The may not seem like an answer to the question posed in the title, but it stands as the best explanation. There really is no difference in the overwhelming majority of cases. Proving medical malpractice requires showing that a health care provider or facility acted negligently or recklessly in ways […]

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Common Types of Birth Injuries Caused by Malpractice

Posted Date: April 26, 2017 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

Some of the most common serious birth injuries to newborns are Brachial plexus palsy, which is also known as Erb’s palsy and is usually caused by excessive stretching of the neck during delivery. Damage to the nerves that control movement and feeling in the shoulder, arm and hand leave the child unable to use the […]

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Winning a Medical Malpractice Case

Posted Date: November 19, 2016 | Categories: Medical Malpractice Attorney Cleveland, Ohio

A surgeon’s mistake. A physician’s misdiagnosis. An error by an OB/GYN during delivery. A prescription dispensed in the wrong dose or to the wrong patient. Failure to properly sterilize equipment and surfaces. Medical malpractice takes many forms. When a health care practitioner, hospital, or clinic fails to do everything appropriate to care for a patient, […]

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