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Informed Consent Medical Malpractice

Informed consent is the process by which patients receive information and ask questions so that they can make well-considered decisions about their medical care and treatment. The cornerstone of informed consent is communication between a doctor and… Read More
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Tort Reform and Damage Caps in Ohio Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical malpractice lawsuits are complex, expensive, time consuming, emotionally demanding, and high-risk. The legal and medical issues at play are complicated, and an injured person and their family need a medical malpractice lawyer who understands… Read More
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Surgeon's Hand in Glove

Liability for Wrong Site Surgery

Performing surgery on the wrong body part, known as wrong site surgery, is an all-too-common and entirely preventable form of medical malpractice. Whether it’s performing surgery on the right hand or foot when it should have been the left, performi… Read More
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Father with Baby After Maternal Death

USA Today and CBS Report Increasing Maternal Death Rate in US

CBS and USA Today report that the United States is “the most dangerous place to give birth in the developed world.” American women, and especially American women of color, face a higher risk of death during pregnancy and childbirth than women in… Read More
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Pregnant Woman Wearing Fetal Heart Monitor

Birth injury Due to Improper Fetal Heart Monitoring

During labor and delivery, it is imperative that the doctor and medical staff monitor the heath of the mother and the baby. One of the best ways to do this is through a fetal heart monitor. If the baby’s heart rate is too high or too low, it can in… Read More
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Bandaged Necrotizing Fasciitis on Foot

Necrotizing Fasciitis Can Lead to Amputation or Death

Necrotizing fasciitis, also known as ‘flesh eating disease,’ is a skin infection that results in the loss of the body’s soft tissue. It occurs when different strains of bacteria directly enter the soft tissue under the skin, or through blood in… Read More
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Man with Amputated Leg Due to Sepsis

Amputation Due to Sepsis

Sepsis is an infection of the blood that occurs when the body overreacts to another source of infection. Normally, the initial infection is treated with antibiotics, antivirals, antifungals, or antiparasitics. But if a doctor fails to diagnose the in… Read More
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Baby injured by failure to timely perform a C-section

Birth Injury Claims for Failure to Timely Perform a C-Section

Failure to timely perform a Cesarean section (C-section) during labor and delivery can result in birth injuries to the mother or the baby. During labor and delivery, the doctor, nurse mid-wife and nurses ( the obstetrical team) should be monitoring t… Read More
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MRI Showing Brain Injury

​Anoxic Brain Injuries During Surgery

Fortunately, anoxic brain injuries during surgery are relatively rare. But when brain injuries during surgery do occur, the hospital and surgical team will likely explain that the catastrophic injury was a tragic but unfortunate consequence of unavoi… Read More
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UH fertility clinic Letter 1

See the latest letter from UH fertility clinic with admissions as to what went wrong

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