Court Deals Another Blow to Victims of Medical Malpractice
In a recent decision, the Ohio Supreme Court severely limited the use of Ohio’s “savings statute.” The savings statute allows a plaintiff who has voluntarily dismissed a lawsuit to refile it within one year of the dismissal. However, in Wilson v. Durrani, the Court held that the savings statute does not apply to any medical malpractice case that is refiled beyond the “statute of repose.”…Read More
How To Prepare For Your First Meeting With A Medical Malpractice Attorney
There are many factors to consider when preparing for your first meeting with a medical malpractice attorney. Come prepared with what you will discuss with the attorney. You may believe you have a medical malpractice case. If so, you should contact a medical malpractice attorney and make an appointment to meet with them. This article will assist you in preparing for that meeting. The more…Read More
Does Your Hospital Make the Grade?
The Leapfrog Group shared its Hospital Safety Grade. This resource evaluates U.S. hospitals, focusing on how safe they are. More specifically, these grades are “based on how well [hospitals] prevent medical errors, accidents, injuries, and infections that kill or harm patients.” The most recent grades factor in post-operative sepsis, a condition that “kills over 270,000 people a year.” What’s more, Black patients are twice as…Read More