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January 2021

Proposed Rule Change to the Vaccine Injury Program

By |2021-01-22T09:07:46+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Medical Error, Medical Malpractice|

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Cleveland OH In July 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) proposed a rule change to the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (VICP) that, if adopted, would affect thousands of Americans who are injured by a vaccine. Traditionally, the national vaccine injury program provided compensation to individuals injured as [...]

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Privacy Law Update

By |2021-01-22T08:58:49+00:00January 15th, 2021|For Patients|

Cleveland HIPAA Violation Lawyer Privacy lawyers have been waiting for the Ohio Supreme Court’s decision in Rolston v. Menorah Park to see where privacy claims stand in the State of Ohio. The decision, which was largely favorable to patients, was published in December, 2020. The central issue in Rolston was whether the HIPAA Privacy Law, [...]

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December 2020

Resolving Costly Contract Disputes

By |2021-03-20T17:02:18+00:00December 13th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Contracts are an important function and a fundamental tool in doing business. Companies rely on their partners to honor the terms of the contract. However, when a party fails to abide by the contract, a breach of contract can occur, and things can get messy very quickly. Companies left holding the bag could end up [...]

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September 2020

Contributing Factors for How Alimony Is Decided

By |2020-10-30T17:19:25+00:00September 30th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Each state has created laws and regulations pertaining to when two married people go through divorce. There are certain contributing factors that can determine which spouse, how much, and for how long alimony is awarded. Parting ways from your spouse is often not an easy feat, both financially and mentally. A divorce lawyer, like from [...]

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COVID Immunity Legislation

By |2020-09-20T23:57:11+00:00September 20th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorneys The Ohio legislature recently enacted a law that provides qualified immunity to businesses, health care workers and schools from civil liability for COVID 19-related illness, injury or wrongful death.  The statute is poorly worded and overly broad.  As with any ambiguous law, uncertainty prevails and litigation lies ahead. The immunity is [...]

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August 2020

Radiology Malpractice

By |2020-08-22T22:52:44+00:00August 22nd, 2020|Medical Malpractice|

Medical Malpractice Lawyer Cleveland, OH For a medical malpractice lawyer, radiology malpractice claims typically arise from common medical errors that result in delayed diagnosis or misdiagnosis.  The mistakes include misinterpretation of films, failure to report incidental findings, miscommunication of critical results, failure correlate findings to clinical symptoms or failure to compare current films to previous [...]

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Ohio Statute of Limitations for Medical Malpractice

By |2020-08-12T19:46:28+00:00August 12th, 2020|Medical Malpractice|

Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorneys As a medical malpractice lawyer, I am frequently tasked with determining the statute of limitations that applies to potential client’s medical malpractice claim.  It seems like a simple question that should have a simple answer.  However, often it doesn’t. Generally speaking, the statute of limitations applicable to medical malpractice cases in [...]

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July 2020

Traumatic Brain Injuries

By |2020-08-24T15:17:52+00:00July 24th, 2020|Brain Injury|

Brain Injury Lawyer Cleveland Ohio Neurocognitive deficits caused by a traumatic brain injury (TBI) remain one of the most challenging injuries to prove by personal injury lawyers.  Often, mild TBIs are not diagnosed by emergency personnel, who are more focused on more obvious injuries.  PCPs may miss the diagnosis on followup unless the patient complains [...]

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June 2020

Fair and Equitable Division Practices During Divorce

By |2021-03-20T17:44:10+00:00June 28th, 2020|Uncategorized|

Personal Injury Lawyer Equitable division is the way some states mandate property gets split between spouses during divorce. Since separating money and property can become decisive, it helps to have a general grasp of the process. Dive into how this differs from community property laws and why it may benefit you. State Law Sets the [...]

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Do You Need a Fiduciary?

By |2020-07-30T15:30:00+00:00June 27th, 2020|Uncategorized|

A fiduciary is a person who has power and responsibility, usually in financial matters, to act for another person. A fiduciary can also be a bank or law firm. Fiduciaries are legally required to act in the best interest of the client. Not all financial advisors are fiduciaries. Fiduciaries act in many different capacities. When [...]

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