Marilena DiSilvio to present at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting

SAEM18On Friday, May 18, Elk & Elk Partner Marilena DiSilvio will share her extensive experience in medical malpractice and health care law during a medicolegal simulation at the Society for Academic Emergency Medicine (SAEM) Annual Meeting.

DiSilvio will be joined by Dr. Michael Smith in their presentation of “Watch a Doctor Get Sued: A Live Medicolegal Simulation.” Smith serves as Director of the Ochsner Simulation Center and an Associate Professor at University of Queensland’s Ochsner Clinical School. Continue reading “Marilena DiSilvio to present at Society for Academic Emergency Medicine Annual Meeting”

Recovering for a Birth Injury in Ohio: Compensation can provide for extensive care needs

Elk & Elk Partner Marilena DiSilvio recently shared her extensive experience in the area of birth injuries in an interview with Super Lawyers. This article originally appeared on superlawyers.com.  

By Judy Malmon

babyAwaiting the birth of a baby is an exciting time that brings with it countless things to think about, including planning for labor and delivery. In an ideal world, the worst thing that happens at your baby’s birth is that your carefully organized playlist doesn’t make it to the delivery room. In some cases, however, much more serious problems occur.

Marilena DiSilvio represents families who have suffered an injury during birth due to medical malpractice. She draws on her background as a neonatal intensive care unit nurse to understand and explain to clients and juries the medical complexities of these cases. Continue reading “Recovering for a Birth Injury in Ohio: Compensation can provide for extensive care needs”