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Roadblocks to a Successful Medical Malpractice Case

Medical malpractice cases are some of the most difficult cases for a plaintiff to win. They are vigorously contested, emotionally charged, and the stakes are high  But because victims of medical negligence often suffer catastrophic, life-changing in… Read More
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Understanding Ohio’s Statute of Repose in a Medical Malpractice Claim

If you were injured by a doctor or hospital, you and your family might be entitled to compensation in a medical malpractice lawsuit. However, medical malpractice cases are notoriously complex and difficult to win. An experienced Ohio medical malpract… Read More
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Should You Get a Second Opinion?

Receiving news that you have a serious of  life-threatening medical condition can be devastating, and you may be curious whether it’s worth getting a second medical opinion from a different doctor. Read More
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Injuries from Falls After Surgery

Falls after surgery are not uncommon. In fact, falls are the leading cause of patient injuries in hospitals today. Every year, between 700,000 and 1 million people fall in a hospital. Between 30% and 51% of those people suffer injuries. Some of these… Read More
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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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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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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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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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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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