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What Is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month?
Posted in Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on March 22, 2023
March is National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month, a month dedicated to raising awareness and understanding of cerebral palsy, including its causes, symptoms, and treatments. Cerebral palsy affects approximately 500,000 children and adults in the U.S. It's the most common motor disability in childhood, with nearly 8,000 infants and babies diagnosed yearly. Facts About Cerebral...
Are You Experiencing Medical Gaslighting?
Posted in Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on March 3, 2023
Have you ever visited a healthcare provider seeking help for your symptoms, only to be brushed off and told that it's all in your head or there's nothing wrong with you? This situation is an example of medical gaslighting. The phenomenon occurs when healthcare providers dismiss patients' concerns or complaints without adequately addressing them−leaving...
Statute of Limitations – How Long Do I Have to File a Claim in Ohio?
Posted in Accident & Injury, Automobile, Car Accident, Class Action, Consumer Protection, Drug & Medical Devices, Firm News, Medical Malpractice, Motorcycle Accident, Product Liability, Product Recall, Truck Accident, Workplace Injuries and Claims on March 25, 2021
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...
What Are the Long-Term Effects of Medical Malpractice?
Posted in Medical Malpractice on September 26, 2018
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...
Avoid having surgery during the summer: What Ohio hospitals aren’t telling you
Posted in Medical Malpractice on January 15, 2016
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...
Medical Apps for Injury Victims
Posted in Accident & Injury, Health & Wellness, Medical Malpractice on April 15, 2015
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...
Using Technology to Prevent Bedsores
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices, Medical Malpractice on October 28, 2014
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...
Is Your Doctor Giving You Fake Drugs?
Posted in Drug & Medical Devices on September 23, 2014
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...
5 Birth Injuries for Which You May be Entitled to Legal Compensation
Posted in Medical Malpractice on August 28, 2014
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...
4-Year-Old Boy Dies in Failure to Diagnose Case
Posted in Medical Malpractice on July 25, 2014
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...