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Misdiagnosis or a Missed Diagnosis?

What’s the difference between a missed diagnosis and a misdiagnosis lawsuit? The two terms sound similar, and they share many similarities. Both can lead to needless suffering. Both are the result of a medical provider who overlooks something. And… Read More
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Using an Expert Witness in a Medical Malpractice Case

If you are considering filing a medical malpractice lawsuit in Ohio, you will almost certainly need to hire an expert witness to evaluate your case and testify in court. In all but a few medical malpractice cases, Ohio law requires that the plaintiff… Read More
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Can you prove it?

How to Prove Negligence in an Ohio Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor, hospital, or other healthcare provider negligently injures a patient. Causes can include doctor fatigue, inexperience, understaffing, lack of communication, failure to follow proper procedures and protocols,… Read More
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Nursing Negligence: Failure to Monitor Patients with Changing Conditions

Many people believe that physicians are ultimately responsible for errors in medical care. But in many cases, nurses can be held directly liable for negligence in nursing that leads to personal injuries or wrongful death. A common cause of nursing ne… Read More
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Anesthesia Risks: Errors and Injuries

Many modern surgical procedures are performed under anesthesia. Despite that the use during surgery is so common, few people give anesthesia risks a second thought. However, if an anesthesia error does occur, the results can be catastrophic. What Is… Read More
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Medical Malpractice Among Top 5 Causes of Death in the U.S.

According to a 2016 Johns Hopkins study, medical malpractice deaths are the third leading cause of death in the United States. The study’s authors define medical errors as those caused by inadequately skilled practitioners, errors in judgment, inad… Read More
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Brain Injuries During Surgery

Brain injuries during surgery occur when a patient’s brain is deprived of oxygen for too long. Brain injuries during surgery most commonly occur when the anesthesiologist administers the wrong dosage of anesthesia or fails to properly monitor the p… Read More
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Airway Fires During Surge…

Airway Fires During Surgery

Surgical fires are a “never event” meaning they should never happen. Nonetheless, experts estimate that approximately 700 surgical airway fires occur every year, with even more “near misses.” Airway fire is most common in surgeries involving… Read More
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Shoulder Dystocia and Bra…

Shoulder Dystocia and Brachial Plexus Injuries During Childbirth

Brachial plexus injuries are a common complication that can arise when a baby suffers from shoulder dystocia during childbirth. In many cases, brachial plexus injuries resolve on their own. But if your child suffers from a brachial plexus injury that… Read More
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Outpatient Surgical Cente…

Outpatient Surgical Centers Offer Convenience and Savings, But at What Cost?

Since their introduction in 1970, having surgery at a same day surgical center has become increasingly common. During the 10-year period from 1996 to 2006, the frequency of surgery at same day surgical centers increased by 300%. The popularity of out… Read More
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