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January 2016

Vaccine Injury Claims

By | January 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 [...]

December 2014

Guilty of Medical Malpractice in Ohio

By | December 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 [...]

July 2014

Medical Mistakes Resulting in Birth Injuries

By | July 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 [...]

April 2014

Patient Safety

By | April 18th, 2014|Patient Safety|

Patient Safety. What does it truly mean? Why are so many errors being made by doctors and hospitals? What is the solution and how can we be facing such an epidemic of mishaps in our medical care? After all, aren't we the greatest nation in the world with the best hospitals and doctors available? These [...]

What’s Wrong with Ohio Hospital Care?

By | April 5th, 2014|Hospital Negligence|

What is wrong with Ohio hospital care?  Why do we hear about never-ending medical errors and mistakes being made in Ohio Hospitals?  Every day we hear about or experience needless and countless numbers of tragic deaths and serious and catastrophic injuries in Ohio Hospitals due to system failures and communication breakdowns. Before I venture any [...]

February 2014

Surgical Never Events

By | February 18th, 2014|Hospital Negligence|

There are certain things that should never happen when you have surgery. One is that surgical equipment such as sponges, needles and other equipment used during the surgery should never be left behind. If the surgical team is working together and doing their job, all equipment used should be accounted for at the end of the surgery. [...]

January 2014

The Truth About Medical Malpractice Litigation – Part 2

By | January 24th, 2014|Medical Malpractice|

In a recent blog, I talked about the #1 myth surrounding why medical costs continue to go up - that myth being medical malpractice litigation.  I spoke about the deception and lies that have caused most jurors and the average person to think that suing a doctor or a hospital when a preventable medical mistake takes [...]

The Truth About Medical Malpractice Litigation – Part 1

By | January 22nd, 2014|Medical Malpractice|

When I talk to strangers about what I do for a living or lecture to students, or just discuss the topic of Ohio Medical Malpractice at a social gathering, I discover that many, if not most, people have deeply held negative beliefs about the judicial system and the concept of suing a doctor or a [...]

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Can an electronic medical record cause injury to patients? Yes, and the risk is increasing. https://t.co/U9DMPw677T...1 week
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