Ohio Bill Gives Doctors More Immunities
Posted in Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on October 17, 2013
Tort reform is alive and well in Ohio. Amid the rancor surrounding the federal government shutdown, a reprehensible bill has been proposed in the Ohio House of Representatives. If passed, House Bill 276 would grant even more immunities to health care providers. Among other provisions, the bill states that if a physician admits he...
NFL Concussion Trial to Resume
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 27, 2013
A massive lawsuit brought against the NFL by more than 4,000 players will be back in court next week. Professional football players and, in some cases, their surviving families claim the NFL knew about and conspired to hide the dangers associated with concussions, including increased risk of dementia, depression, and suicide. In a motion...
Use of Expert Witnesses in Your Personal Injury Case
Posted in Accident & Injury on August 22, 2013
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZuppS2dVTNU&feature=share&list=UU-L5izB-eqGewHuHeOIa6jA Being in an automobile accident can be a traumatic and life changing event if your injuries are serious enough. You will have a lot of decisions to make and this can be very daunting. After every accident, you will need to seek medical help and that can be very expensive. You need...
Litigation may improve patient safety
Posted in Medical Malpractice on May 21, 2013
Much of the debate over medical malpractice law suits stems over the perceived increased costs such litigation creates. Businesses in the medical field have collectively spent billions of dollars lobbying for tort reform to limit the number and scope these suits as well as attempting to mitigate awards to plaintiffs. Lost in this...