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January 2016

What is Rheumatoid Arthritis and is it Treatable?

By Howard Mishkind|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 [...]

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May 2014

FAQs: Does my Doctor have to Testify?

By Howard Mishkind|2016-06-09T18:06:26+00:00May 1st, 2014|FAQS|

A frequently asked question: Does my doctor have to testify? Answer: It Depends. Great what good does that do? Well to begin with this is a hotly debated topic as many doctors refuse to get involved in any type of litigation even if it will benefit their own patient. Doctors are frequently advised by risk [...]

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September 2013

FAQs: What is Uninsured and Underinsured Coverage?

By Howard Mishkind|2019-03-18T22:02:28+00:00September 20th, 2013|FAQS|

Our Frequently Asked Questions include: What is uninsured and underinsured motorists (UM/UIM) coverage?  This question often arises early in the course of representing a client who suffers personal injury as a result of a motor vehicle accident (MVA).  They want to know what insurance limits apply.  First, we look to the "tortfeasor," i.e., the party that [...]

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August 2013

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases In Other States?

By Howard Mishkind|2019-03-18T22:02:34+00:00August 7th, 2013|FAQS|

We can handle cases occurring in other States in the circumstances described below.  If we cannot represent you, we still may be able to help. We belong to a national network of medical malpractice attorneys who share information and resources with one another. We would be pleased to refer you to a capable attorney who practices in your [...]

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May 2013

May Is Stroke Month

By Howard Mishkind|2019-03-18T22:02:37+00:00May 3rd, 2013|FAQS, Stroke|

Stroke is a leading cause of death and disability in the U.S.  Many strokes, also called cerebral vascular accidents or CVAs, are preventable with proper medical advice, such as controlling hypertension or anticoagulating certain patients with atrial fibrillation ("A Fib").  When a CVA occurs, if care providers act quickly, treatments exist to reverse its effects, such as [...]

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March 2013

FAQs: How Do I Obtain My Medical Records?

By Howard Mishkind|2019-03-18T22:02:38+00:00March 26th, 2013|FAQS|

FAQs: How does a patient obtain his/her medical records from an Ohio physician or hospital when he/she is concerned about potential medical negligence? Answer: Ohio law provides that you are entitled to a copy of your medical records in response to a written request. When a patient or loved one suffers a bad outcome during a hospitalization or while under [...]

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January 2013

FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Dayton?

By Howard Mishkind|2016-06-21T17:21:54+00:00January 29th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in cities including Dayton, Ohio. We handle cases in Dayton and throughout Montgomery County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians or [...]

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FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Portage County?

By Howard Mishkind|2016-06-21T17:23:52+00:00January 28th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in counties in Ohio including Portage County. We handle cases in Ravenna, Kent and throughout Portage County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians [...]

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FAQs: Do You Handle Cases in Geauga County?

By Howard Mishkind|2016-06-21T17:25:08+00:00January 26th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, pharmacy negligence, and nursing home abuse or neglect cases in many counties in Ohio including Geauga County. We handle cases in Chardon and throughout Geauga County. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against [...]

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FAQs: Do You Handle Cases Against the VA?

By Howard Mishkind|2019-03-18T22:02:41+00:00January 25th, 2013|FAQS|

Yes. We are a statewide law firm handling medical negligence, hospital negligence, and pharmacy negligence against hospital facilities run by the Veterans Administration (VA) in Ohio. Sometimes a lawyer will have a conflict of interest that prevents him/her from representing a patient against certain physicians or hospitals in a medical malpractice case. We do not. We [...]

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