Ohio Personal Injury Claims

The 3 Most Common Personal Injury Claims in Ohio

More than 24,000 personal-injury lawsuits were filed in Ohio in 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available. That’s around one-third of all civil lawsuits that year, according to the Ohio Supreme Court. Knowing what injuries cause these claims and how to protect yourself against them can help you understand the risks of […]

PACA Medical Malpractice Reform Ohio

Medical Malpractice Reform: What Does It Mean for Ohio, Indiana, and Kentucky?

At the end of June, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1215, the Protecting Access to Care Act of 2017 (PACA). PACA aims to reform medical malpractice lawsuits throughout the nation, preempting states’ own malpractice systems with only limited exceptions. Although PACA is not yet law, it could dramatically change how Americans seek recovery […]

Suing Hospital for Negligence in Ohio

When Can Ohio Patients Sue a Hospital for Negligence?

On a daily basis, Ohio hospital patients place their care in the hands of doctors, nurses, residents, and other hospital health care providers. However, hospital health care providers sometimes make careless mistakes that result in serious injuries to patients. If you or a loved one has been inured as a result of a hospital or […]

How To Avoid Medical Misdiagnosis

Doctors go to medical school for a reason – they need that intensive learning and training in order to provide good care. However, even doctors don’t know everything about your health. Sometimes they look at your symptoms and health history and give you a misdiagnosis. That may mean you get treatment you don’t need or […]

Cerebral Palsy Lawsuits

Pregnancy and delivery are complicated processes and things can go wrong. When your baby is hurt during pregnancy or delivery, it’s called a “birth injury.” Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious birth injuries that can affect your child. What Is Cerebral Palsy? Cerebral palsy is a type of brain damage that affects the […]

Most Common Causes Of Medical Malpractice Claims

Most Common Causes of Medical Malpractice Claims

Last updated April 15, 2016. Doctors generally work hard to take care of their patients. Unfortunately, they sometimes slip up. In some cases, those mistakes can have serious consequences for the hapless patient. Then, the patient may choose to file a medical malpractice suit to get compensation for the harm she suffered. Let’s take a […]