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What is Medical Negligence in Ohio?

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor or another medical professional who failed to properly perform their medical duties. To prove a case of medical malpractice, you must be able to show all of the following: The existence… Read More
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Avoiding Pitfalls in Your Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

For non-lawyers, the legal system can be complicated and difficult to navigate, in even the most basic cases. A straightforward personal injury claim has deadlines that must be met, technical procedural and evidentiary issues to understand and addres… Read More
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VA Malpractice: What is Section 1151, and Are You Eligible?

Veterans who suffered an injury or illness because of medical care they received at a VA facility are entitled to compensation. VA malpractice lawyers base these claims on how the injury or disability affects your ability to earn a living and are ava… Read More
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Can I Sue a Nursing Home for Malpractice?

Nursing homes, skilled nursing facilities, and assisted living facilities all provide medical services to residents who are unable to care for themselves. Some of these services are related to activities of daily living, such as assistance with meals… Read More
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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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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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