Howard D. Mishkind

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About Howard Mishkind

Mr. Mishkind is the Founding Partner of the Mishkind Kulwicki Law Co., L.P.A. Mr. Mishkind's practice is concentrated primarily in the area of personal injury litigation, consisting of the representation of injured patients and their families in medical malpractice, legal malpractice and catastrophic injuries arising out of motor vehicle collisions. He has been a participant in numerous seminars locally and throughout the State of Ohio on matters relating to personal injury, medical malpractice and civil litigation. He has also made numerous appearances and presentations to various local schools and on several local radio and television stations.

March 2016

Wrongful Death Lawsuits and Autopsies

By |2019-04-24T18:00:08+00:00March 14th, 2016|Wrongful Death|

When a person dies due to the negligence or misconduct of another, the surviving members of the victim's family may sue for the victim’s pain and suffering and for “wrongful death." A lawsuit for wrongful death in Ohio may only be brought by the personal representative of the victim’s estate and may require an autopsy [...]

Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccination

By |2019-04-24T18:00:08+00:00March 8th, 2016|Vaccine Injury|

Shoulder Injury Related to Vaccine Administration or (SIRVA ) is an adverse event thought to be related to the technique used to access the muscle by using a needle to puncture the skin. We all know that pain is a common side effect of receiving a vaccine, like the flu shot or tetanus shot; but, [...]

January 2016

Vaccine Injury Claims

By |2019-04-24T18:00:07+00:00January 26th, 2016|Vaccine Injury|

Vaccine injury claims are unlike other medical claims and require a special understanding of the unique rules to follow if you or a family member believes that you have suffered an injury caused by a vaccination. In 1988, the National Childhood Vaccine Injury Act was established to compensate patients if they experienced certain injuries within [...]

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis and is it Treatable?

By |2019-03-18T22:01:56+00:00January 25th, 2016|FAQS|

As a medical negligence attorney, I am often consulted about various medical conditions and recently the topic of Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) came up. What is RA and how does it differ from other forms of arthritis? What type of doctor do I need to see if I suspect that I have RA or have a [...]

December 2014

Guilty of Medical Malpractice in Ohio

By |2019-04-24T18:00:05+00:00December 23rd, 2014|Medical Malpractice|

As a medical malpractice attorney in Ohio, I am always amazed at the articles and comments that you hear or read about in terms of a doctor or hospital being found "guilty" of medical malpractice.  Story line: "Jury finds doctor guilty of medical malpractice or hospital guilty in wrongful death case." This type of statement is [...]

November 2014

Catastrophic Injuries in Ohio

By |2019-04-24T18:00:05+00:00November 19th, 2014|Serious Injury|

A catastrophic injury is any serious injury that leaves the injured party in a condition whereby they suffer permanent disabilities for the rest of their life. In Ohio, a catastrophic injury can have serious and long-term effects on the victim and can cause enormous economic impact to the injured and their loved ones. Skilled lawyers [...]

October 2014

Informed Consent and Ohio Medical Malpractice

By |2019-03-18T22:02:01+00:00October 19th, 2014|Informed Consent|

We often hear doctors say that a piece of paper called "informed consent" was signed, therefore the patient assumed the risk of a complication occurring and the doctor can't be held responsible when things go wrong. In Ohio and elsewhere, the reference to "known and accepted complications" is a hotly debated topic in the law. [...]

July 2014

Making Healthcare Safe

By |2019-04-24T18:00:05+00:00July 20th, 2014|Patient Safety|

Making healthcare safe sounds like a reasonable idea, doesn't it?  Of course it does! Why in the world is it so hard to make healthcare safe to begin with?  We have all heard about the Institute of Medicine report that says that medical mistakes are a serious problem in our healthcare system. The real question [...]

Medical Mistakes Resulting in Birth Injuries

By |2019-04-24T18:00:05+00:00July 18th, 2014|Birth Injury|

Medical mistakes resulting in birth injuries are some of the most devastating mistakes that destroy the lives of so many families. Some of the injuries that occur are temporary and the baby is eventually fine. Others result in permanent and lifelong complications, many of which were entirely preventable if only the team of doctors had [...]

May 2014

Avoiding Medical Errors: Empathy Part 2

By |2019-04-24T18:00:04+00:00May 16th, 2014|Medical Error|

Last year I wrote about Empathy Part 1. See our Blog from August 2013. Fast forward almost a year later and I continue to be amazed by how often medical errors occur because the hospital systems just don't get it. While we see advertisements that promise caring medical care, what is delivered is often far [...]

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