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New Medical Malpractice Law Being Considered by Ohio Senate

September 26, 2012

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Emergency health care is essential.  It requires quick diagnosis, careful judgment and calculated execution.  That is why doctors, like lawyers and other professionals, go through several years of schooling and training.  If for some reason a mistake is made and an injury occurs, a patient should have a course of action to recover for the […]

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Donated Kidney from Brother Accidentally Put in Trash During Kidney Transplant Surgery

September 24, 2012

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A Toledo family is likely to file a medical malpractice lawsuit against staff members of the University of Toledo Medical Center (UTMC) due to the accidental destruction of a kidney from a live donor that was slated for transplant to the donor’s sister. The incident which resulted in suspension of the living kidney transplant program […]

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Fighting Mistakes in Medicine with Medical Malpractice Claims

September 19, 2012

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About 195,000 patients in the United States die each year from preventable medical errors made in the hospital, a recent patient safety study reveals. Another report published in Health Affairs journal indicates one of every three hospitalized patients in the U.S. encounters a hospital error.  Examples of such errors include: (1). Being given the wrong […]

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How a Jury Determines Value of a Personal Injury Case

August 6, 2012

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How do juries determine the value of a Personal Injury Case? Although one may see various formulas claiming to calculate the “worth” of an injury, there is no uniform standard, scientific formula, chart or table which can categorize each accident and measure each victim’s Pain and Suffering. It’s unique and different for every case.  If decided […]

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How “Loss of Consortium” Factors Into an Ohio Personal Injury Case

August 1, 2012

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When a personal injury occurs, whether it is the result of negligence, medical malpractice, or intentional conduct, there are many times more persons injured than just the plaintiff.  The compensatory (economic) damages are loss of wages, medical bills, etc… that can have a receipt or bill attributed to them.  The damages that do not come […]

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Beware Of Medical Malpractice “Early Offer” Programs

July 24, 2012

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The traditional method for recovering damages if injured by a physician is to hire an attorney to litigate any claims that you have.  Medical malpractice claims are based on a “Contingency Fee,” which boils down to nothing coming out of the injured parties pocket unless there is a recovery for them.  The lawyer will typically […]

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