EHR Medical Malpractice Ohio

Why Electronic Health Records Increasingly Figure into Medical Malpractice Lawsuits

An electronic health record (EHR) is simply that – the patient’s chart in electronic format. The benefit of EHRs are many whether in Dayton or any part of the country. Though EHRs have solved a number of problems in organizing and accessing patient information, and is a leap forward for patient safety, unfortunately, it has also introduced […]

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Proton Pump Inhibitors: An Overprescribed Danger

If you’re one of millions of Americans, you’ve probably heard of proton pump inhibitors. Their more popular name is “heartburn drug,” and they’re on store shelves under the names Nexium, Prilosec, and Prevacid, to name a few. In addition to treating heartburn, proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are used to treat ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems. […]

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The Dangers in Your Bathroom Cupboard: What You Should Know about Cosmetics Product Liability

In the U.S. alone, cosmetics is an $80 billion industry. Lurking behind its popularity is the danger of injuries — everything from immediate allergic reactions, such as rashes, to chronic and serious health problems, such as cancer or blindness. If you are injured by defective cosmetics, you may be able to recover damages with a product […]

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Chrysler Recalls: What to Do if Your Car Has Been Affected

If you drive a Chrysler and live in Ohio, your car might be under a major recall. Chrysler announced in September 2017 that it would be recalling nearly 500,000 pick-up trucks in the U.S. due to a faulty water pump that may cause fires. This recall is in addition to the 1.33 million vehicles Fiat […]

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The Human and Financial Costs of Traumatic Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is a contributing factor in 30% of all injury-related deaths. In Ohio alone, TBIs accounted for more than 2,100 deaths, 7,800 hospitalizations, and 92,000 emergency room visits between 2000 and 2010. The rates of fatal TBIs did not change over time, while ER visits increased 78% over a decade, according to […]

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Invokana: Uses, Risks, and Litigation

The drug Invokana and other SGLT2 inhibitors were developed to treat type 2 diabetes and lower blood sugar. Widely received by both physicians and patients when it first hit the market, users unfortunately later reported severe complications and side effects that caused kidney failure, ketoacidosis, and amputations. Hundreds of  lawsuits have been filed in federal […]

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Ohio Workers’ Compensation Law Changes: What You Need to Know

Workers’ compensation is one of the three most popular personal injury claims filed in Ohio, with nearly 100,000 claims filed each year. Construction sites are some of the most dangerous of workplaces, but injuries can happen anywhere — even right at your desk. Beginning in October 2017, however, workers’ compensation law in Ohio is changing. […]