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Statute of Limitations – How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in Ohio?

What is a Statute of Limitations? Most people have heard the phrase "statute of limitations," but what does it really mean? In legal terms, statutes of limitations set limits on the length of time available to take legal action. The time limits vary depending on the state and the type of case. For personal...

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What Are the Long-Term Effects of Medical Malpractice?

Medical errors affect hundreds of thousands of people every year. An estimated 250,000 people die as a result of these errors every year, according to data analysis from experts on patient safety from Johns Hopkins. However, even if a patient survives a medical mistake or misdiagnosis, they can still suffer considerable damages that affect...

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Avoid having surgery during the summer: What Ohio hospitals aren’t telling you

by R. Craig McLaughlin It’s the championship football game and your favorite team is driving down the field to score a touchdown. Your star quarterback and seasoned offensive linemen are working together like a well-oiled machine. Everyone is in perfect sync and the entire team is seemingly moving as one. Your team can’t be...

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Medical Apps for Injury Victims

Forgetting or choosing not to take your medicine is never a good idea, but for injured clients, it’s imperative to follow their medical provider’s care plan. In both personal injury and medical malpractice claims, the validity of an injury may come into doubt if you don’t follow up with your doctor and adhere to...

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Using Technology to Prevent Bedsores

For millions of Americans, staying in a long-term healthcare facility means an increased risk of developing bedsores. Also known as pressure ulcers, these skin lesions can cause serious and painful infections of the skin, bones and joints. Complications can include tissue and nerve damage, organ failure and even cancer. The best way to prevent...

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Is Your Doctor Giving You Fake Drugs?

It seems that even doctors can fall prey to the same counterfeit drug scams that have plagued consumers. We received an email today, which announced the FDA has launched a new website, warning health care professionals about a growing trend: Fake drug distributors. “There is a growing network of rogue wholesale drug distributors selling...

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5 Birth Injuries for Which You May be Entitled to Legal Compensation

Although some birth defects occur due chromosomal abnormalities or genetics, others can birth injuries, which are the result of poor prenatal care or medical malpractice. Your baby may suffer from lifelong physical, emotional and mental issues as a result of the negligence of a healthcare provider that you trusted. In such a case, working...

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4-Year-Old Boy Dies in Failure to Diagnose Case

http://youtu.be/VCI6JJ92EgQ?list=UU-L5izB-eqGewHuHeOIa6jA Personal Injury Attorney Arthur Elk recounts the tragic story of a young boy who died due to a doctor's failure to properly diagnose a serious medical condition. As a parent, one of the worst things that can happen is for one of your children to suffer through a serious injury or harm. It’s devastating...

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Our Paralegals: Great Assets and Backbone of Your Case

http://youtu.be/dKkjXq4ZdJM   Ohio attorney Mindy Elk Fisher explains why paralegals are an integral part of your legal team. It’s not uncommon to hear attorneys talk about their accomplishments and boast how they can win your case with wildly successful results. However, the truth is, your personal injury case is a team effort – with...

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Cochlear Implant Shocks Patients’ Brains

For many families, cochlear implants are a modern miracle, restoring the hearing of a deaf loved one. Sadly, for hundreds of recipients of one cochlear implant, the dream of hearing birds sing or someone say “I love you” has turned into a nightmare. Reports indicate that over 1500 HiRes 90k cochlear implants have failed...

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