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 […]

Ohio Medical Malpractice Statute of Limitations

If you’re injured by a doctor, you may be entitled to compensation through a “medical malpractice” lawsuit. In Ohio in 2012, the most recent year for which data is available, there were almost 3,000 medical malpractice claims. About 600 of those resulted in payments; the total medical malpractice payouts for the year totaled almost $200 million. […]