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Medical Malpractice Blog

22

Oct2018
The Eisen Law Firm announced the launch of a new website solely dedicated to birth injury law. The new website allows clients to quickly obtain information about birth injury claims and the birth injury claims process in the state of Ohio. The new website is www.birthinjuryohio.com. The Eisen Law Firm focuses exclusively on medical malpractice cases, including birth injury and negligence cases.... Read More
Baby in Hospital

17

Oct2018
In the United States, between 600 and 1600 newborns are dropped in hospitals every year. The AHRQ (Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality) defines a newborn drop as “a fall in which a baby being held or carried by a health care professional, parent, family member, or visitor falls or slips from that person’s hands, arms, laps, etc.... Read More
Todd Gurney

03

Oct2018
Attorney Todd E. Gurney of The Eisen Law Firm is the recipient of the first Robert Sill Leadership Award given by the Ohio Region of ORT America in recognition of his outstanding efforts on behalf of the ORT Jurisprudence Awards... Read More
Communication Errors

24

Sep2018
Defining Communication Errors Understanding communication errors is a pretty straight forward endeavor. Errors or lapses in communication between medical staff can cause mix-ups in treatment, miscalculations when trying to determine how best to help a patient, or the loss of critical patient information. These medical errors can range in seriousness, and in many cases can lead to ... Read More

22

Aug2018
Even though medicine has made incredible advancements in recent decades, folklore and “old wives’ tales” are still discussed among pregnant... Read More
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08

Aug2018
Childbirth: More Dangerous in the US than other Developing Countries Why are mothers in the United States experiencing traumatic pregnancy ... Read More

22

Jul2018
In a recent report published by the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, or GLAAD, the number of disabled characters in popular television shows is on the rise. In fact, more disabled characters appear on television today... Read More
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07

Jul2018
Widower Awarded Nearly $5 Million After Malpractice Trial In December of 2017, an Illinois jury awarded a widower $4.78 million ... Read More
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25

Jun2018
United Kingdom Implements New Program to Reduce Infant Stillbirths and Brain Injuries At the end of 2017, the United Kingdom ... Read More
Money

12

Jun2018
Georgia Hospital Ordered to Pay $26 Million in Medical Malpractice Case Sandra Williams needed neck surgery after she ran a ... Read More
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26

May2018
Should Doctors Say “I’m Sorry” When Things Go Wrong? Human illnesses and other conditions can be unpredictable. Doctors and other ... Read More
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12

May2018
Teaching Hospitals Perpetuating Bad Habits We rely on our doctors, nurses and healthcare professionals to provide the best care possible ... Read More
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07

May2018
Why I got a second opinion even though the first was good news Relief. We could finally breath, sleep, and ... Read More
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29

Mar2018
How can I prevent medical errors? It may be difficult to imagine your trusted medical professionals making a mistake, ... Read More
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08

Mar2018
Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Malpractice in Ohio If you feel that you or a loved one has been injured ... Read More
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23

Feb2018

FAQs About Birth Injuries

February 23, 2018
Frequently Asked Questions about Birth Injuries in Ohio At The Eisen Law Firm, our Ohio birth injury attorneys represent children ... Read More
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10

Feb2018
Why Can’t We Stop Life-threatening Childbirth Complications? When new parents expect children, they prepare for every situation imaginable – from ... Read More
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07

Feb2018
Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorney Todd E. Gurney of The Eisen Law Firm, Named Ohio Rising Star The prestigious Super Lawyers award ... Read More
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30

Jan2018
What is a Risk Manager? Whose Side Are They On? Risk managers work in hospitals and other medical facilities. The ... Read More
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18

Jan2018
Maternal Weight and the Risk of Cerebral Palsy Cerebral palsy is a type of neurological disorder that results from a ... Read More
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05

Jan2018
Medical Negligence, My Doctor’s Initials, and an unwanted Tattoo While two patients in the U.K. may have thought about getting ... Read More
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28

Dec2017
The Myth that Personal Injury Attorneys are at the Bottom of the Barrel Attorneys in my field are often portrayed ... Read More
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14

Dec2017

Eye-voice Technology

December 14, 2017
Maximizing Recovery: Eye-Voice Technology Every year, it seems as though the relationship between medical care and technology is strengthened through ... Read More
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08

Dec2017

Knitted Octopuses

December 8, 2017
Premature Babies Find Comfort in the Arms of Crocheted Octopus Toys Babies born prematurely are at risk for a number of ... Read More
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14

Nov2017
November is Prematurity Awareness Month Chances are, you know of someone who was either born prematurely or had a ... Read More
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06

Nov2017
My Doctor Won’t Shake My Hand—Good! Imagine the following scenario. You walk into your doctor’s office for an appointment. You ... Read More
BASRA CLINIC

23

Oct2017

New MRI Scoring System

October 23, 2017
New Scoring System for MRIs Can Help with Therapies for Children with Hypoxic-ischemic Encephalopathy Hypoxic-ischemic encephalopathy, or HIE, occurs when ... Read More
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11

Oct2017

Informed consent

October 11, 2017
Why Doctors Must Obtain Informed Consent Although it is scary to think about having to undergo a surgical procedure, most ... Read More
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14

Sep2017

Sorry Not Sorry

September 14, 2017
Sorry. Not Sorry. “Sorry. It’s my fault. Totally. My mistake, I wasn’t paying attention” confessed the middle-aged man after he ran ... Read More
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05

Sep2017

Know Your Surgeon

September 5, 2017
Know Your Surgeon: The Story of a Fake Plastic Surgeon A disturbing story out of Denver, Colorado serves as a ... Read More
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22

Aug2017
Do No Harm: The Origin and Evolution Of Medical Malpractice Laws The history of medicine goes back thousands and thousands of ... Read More
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09

Aug2017

Autopsies and med mal

August 9, 2017
Autopsies May Be Used to Pinpoint Medical Malpractice Medical errors are one of the leading causes of death in the United ... Read More
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21

Jul2017
When Do You Need a Birth Injury Attorney? Although birth is a natural process, there are dozens of things that can ... Read More
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20

Jun2017
Medical Malpractice Killed Woman, Family Finds Out Two Years Later Losing a loved one is never easy. However, finding out that ... Read More
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18

May2017
Medical Malpractice Reform Likely on the Horizon The Republican Party’s proposed healthcare bill famously died recently. Now, it has been resurrected ... Read More
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12

May2017
Medical Malpractice Claims Decrease While Injuries & Compensation Increase Medical malpractice lawsuits are filed when a patient alleges that a medical professional ... Read More
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16

Apr2017
A Promising Future for Premature Babies Premature babies are at risk of developing a number of scary complications. When a baby ... Read More
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03

Apr2017
Simple but Scary: These Medical Malpractice Statistics Will Make you Sick Medical errors are the third leading cause of death ... Read More
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09

Mar2017
House Bill 1215, Bad for People, Bad for States’ Rights, Deadly for Patient Safety “If you break it, it’s yours.” We have all ... Read More
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17

Feb2017

Dead in bed

February 17, 2017
“Dead in Bed” Claims on the Rise Amanda Abbiehl was a happy, energetic teenager. She had just graduated from high school ... Read More
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31

Jan2017

Forced Arbitration

January 31, 2017
Forcing Parties to Arbitrate Claims May Weaken Legitimate Claims Over the last several months, many companies in the San Francisco area ... Read More
Baby Due Date

17

Jan2017
January is Birth Defects Month—and Here’s Why Birth defects are the leading cause of newborn death in the United States   One in ... Read More
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10

Jan2017
Why Your Baby’s First Test is So Important: The Apgar Test The Apgar test was first introduced by Dr. Virginia Apgar ... Read More
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09

Jan2017
Shedding Light on Preterm Births Cleveland Cavaliers player J.R. Smith III and his wife, Jewel Harris, recently revealed their baby, Dakota, ... Read More
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23

Dec2016
The Hippocratic Oath: Past, Present, and Future The Hippocratic Oath is one of the oldest of its kind. Named for Hippocrates, ... Read More
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02

Dec2016
Medication Errors A lot of critical information is found on medication labels.  But the bottles the medicine comes in are only ... Read More
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18

Nov2016
Doing Research with “Dr. Google” You have probably seen the coffee mug floating around the Internet that reads: “Please Do Not ... Read More
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01

Nov2016
Leading Cleveland Medical Malpractice Law Firm Inspires a New Generation of Patient Safety Advocates The Eisen Law Firm is offering a ... Read More
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18

Oct2016
Steps Towards Delivering a Healthy Baby Pregnancy is an exciting, but often nerve-wracking, time for women, especially if they are first ... Read More
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13

Oct2016

They Lie!

October 13, 2016
They Lie! Dr. Lars Aanning lied. He lied under oath at a medical malpractice trial over two decades ago.    He says ... Read More
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12

Sep2016

Prescription Opiate Overdoses

September 12, 2016
Doctors Play a Vital Role in Prescription Opiate Overdoses Doctors continue to prescribe even after overdose One would think surviving an unintentional ... Read More
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12

Aug2016
Ordinary People Acting as Heroes for Disabled Children Newly designed shoes, special clothing, and 3D printing are just a few of ... Read More
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04

Aug2016
Can I Get the Zika Virus in Ohio?  Transmission in Ohio doubtful but care still ... Read More
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19

Jul2016
Medical malpractice is a huge problem in the United States. Every July, The National Medical Malpractice Advocacy Association (NMMAA) organizes ... Read More
beware

05

Jul2016
Beware of “Observation Status” For Medicare patients, “observation status” may have significant consequences Consider the following scenario: a 70-year-old man enters the ... Read More
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22

Jun2016
Is Your C-Section Medically Necessary? The popular procedure is not always medically necessary, which may lead to unnecessary complications Roughly one-third of ... Read More
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10

Jun2016
Myth that there are certain types of people who file medical malpractice lawsuits I get several phone calls a day from ... Read More
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19

May2016

Concurrent surgery

May 19, 2016
Concurrent Surgery: When a Surgeon Bails During a Procedure (This article reflects a story told to The Eisen Law Firm by ... Read More
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05

May2016
Tort Reform Has Not Led to an Increase in Patient Safety Many medical professionals and facilities are shielded from full liability ... Read More
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29

Apr2016
Prince, Another Victim of Opiates? Unless you are living under a rock, you have heard the news that Prince recently passed ... Read More
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20

Apr2016
The Myth of the Frivolous Lawsuit Do people really sue just to make a buck? Most of us have heard the term ... Read More
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05

Apr2016
The Myth of Defensive Medicine What’s the point of all those diagnostic tests? Patients are well aware that doctors are nervous about ... Read More

22

Mar2016
The Eisen Law Firm’s medical malpractice lawyers foster advocacy in younger generations through a media production scholarship Cleveland, OH. — Attorneys ... Read More
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21

Mar2016
Fighting so families obtain the financial support needed to care for children with birth injuries Welcoming a baby into your home ... Read More
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14

Mar2016
It is important to know the views of the candidates in Presidential elections as well as elections at the state ... Read More
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27

Jan2016
What Your Primary Care Provider Doesn’t Know CAN Hurt You Is your PCP reluctant or unwilling to refer you to a ... Read More
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14

Jan2016
What to Consider When Choosing a Hospital to Give Birth Start your selection process early to ensure the best chances of ... Read More
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05

Jan2016
“I could have just died from embarrassment” takes on a whole new meaning The startling results of a recent medical study ... Read More
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17

Dec2015

Profits Over People

December 17, 2015
Ridiculous AIDS drug price increase just one of many examples of pharmaceutical greed Have you heard of Martin Shkreli? By now, ... Read More
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02

Dec2015
600+ Doctors Bully a Toddler with Cerebral Palsy Little Henry Hale and his family have been victimized twice now Brace yourself, because ... Read More
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13

Nov2015
The right malpractice attorney will restore your faith and help you get justice for what you have suffered As a victim ... Read More
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28

Oct2015

Diagnostic Errors

October 28, 2015
Reducing diagnostic errors is critical to patient care A September 2015 report from the Institute of Medicine (IOM), commissioned by the ... Read More

16

Sep2015

Press Release

September 16, 2015
Leading Cleveland Medical Malpractice Law Firm to Reward Students for Medical Malpractice Videos The Eisen Law Firm is offering two $500 ... Read More

15

Sep2015
In Medical Malpractice, we’re not fighting for the money, we’re fighting for what it represents for you and your family, ... Read More

02

Sep2015
Another Look at the Pending Joan Rivers Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death Suit Medical malpractice may be one of the great ... Read More

17

Aug2015
The Importance of Effective, Respectful Communication with Your Doctor It is easy to overlook your doctor’s poor bedside manner. After all, ... Read More

04

Aug2015
The Pervasive Problem of Securing Expert Medical Testimony for Injured Malpractice Plaintiffs Medical malpractice cases are complex, often hinging on complicated ... Read More

01

Jun2015
The Eisen Law Firm just settled my case, now what? Step-by-step guidance throughout each stage of the legal process even after ... Read More

29

May2015
Breakthrough in Bionic Hand Technology Gives Unprecedented Control New developments allow the brain to send instructions directly to prosthesis Three men in ... Read More

14

May2015
Nurses Point to Medical Device Interactions to Reduce Mistakes Caregivers assert time spent managing technology could be better spent attending to ... Read More

14

Apr2015
Prominent Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorney, Brian N. Eisen, of The Eisen Law Firm Presenting at Cleveland Academy of Trial Attorneys ... Read More

24

Mar2015
When Policy Prevents Life-Saving Protocols Two years ago, an 87-year-old woman named Lorraine Bayless passed away in Bakersfield, California. She was ... Read More

24

Feb2015
Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention released its annual National and State Healthcare-Associated Infections Progress Report. ... Read More

10

Feb2015
A medical malpractice lawsuit involves a lot of paperwork, and one of the first items an attorney will likely ... Read More

02

Feb2015

Undermining the Jury

February 2, 2015
Medical Malpractice Damage Caps are Undermining Juries Across the country, states including Ohio have passed laws instituting damage caps on non-economic ... Read More

15

Jan2015
Five Tips for Protecting Yourself in the Hospital A malpractice lawsuit is a complicated ordeal, involving numerous documents, medical records, expert ... Read More

15

Dec2014
A significant motivating-factor for tort reform across the U.S. has been the assertion that physicians will practice better, more efficient ... Read More

15

Dec2014
“The McDonald’s coffee scalding case! The absurd multi-million dollar personal injury verdicts from around the country! The flight of physicians ... Read More

03

Nov2014

Detecting Fetal Distress

November 3, 2014
Detecting Fetal Distress is a Controversial and Imperfect Practice For expecting parents, the health of their unborn child is an omnipresent ... Read More

22

Oct2014
In a technology-driven world, where text messages and emails are often the preferred methods of communication, we sometimes forget the ... Read More

22

Oct2014
Users will find engaging content and easy-to-navigate design Cleveland, Ohio — The Eisen Law Firm, a prominent law practice focused exclusively ... Read More

17

Oct2014
America lost a national treasure in September when Joan Rivers tragically passed away. Although she was in her 80s at ... Read More

09

Sep2014
The financial ramifications of raising a child with a birth injury can be very difficult to understand. There’s no ... Read More

28

Jul2014
A Connecticut hospital saw a 50% drop in obstetric malpractice liability claims and payments when it made patient safety initiatives a priority, according ... Read More

30

Jun2014
An article in Sunday's New York Times (... Read More

06

Jun2014
Military veterans are dying needlessly because of long waits and delayed care at U.S. veterans hospitals, according to a recent ... Read More

23

Apr2014
Although that is indeed alarming, the findings of an even more recent ... Read More

16

Apr2014
According to a recent study, far too many patients who show up ... Read More

10

Apr2014
The final stages of pregnancy - i.e., labor and delivery - are ... Read More

05

Apr2014
Choosing an attorney to handle a medical malpractice case can be very ... Read More

02

Apr2014
Imagine that you were informed by a trusted doctor that you required ... Read More

31

Mar2014
On any given day, approximately one in 25 U.S. hospital patients has ... Read More

25

Mar2014
A recent article in Physician's Weekly casts serious doubt on the reliability ... Read More

20

Mar2014
The nursing home industry in Ohio and nationally has likely felt a ... Read More

15

Mar2014
Question: When you're truly ailing, where do you go to get better?... Read More

07

Mar2014
Although rare, a fatal birth condition called anencephaly has drawn the attention ... Read More

28

Feb2014
Readers might assume that outpatient procedures are less likely to result in ... Read More

22

Feb2014
As if there weren't enough risks accompanying neurosurgery, 18 patients at a ... Read More

15

Feb2014
"Bullying" has been a hot topic over the past few years; and ... Read More

31

Jan2014
When readers think of hospitals, images of tile floors, scrubs and antiseptic ... Read More

24

Jan2014
A medical malpractice attorney knows that establishing a doctor's professional duty of ... Read More

17

Jan2014
In a recent post, we discussed some of the patient injuries that ... Read More

10

Jan2014
One patient's recent account of a postoperative infection serves as a dual ... Read More

03

Jan2014
Readers of this blog know the potential mistakes that can arise if ... Read More

20

Dec2013
Readers of this medical malpractice blog who are parents may remember their ... Read More

27

Nov2013
Early diagnosis of cancer can greatly impact a patient’s chances of recovery. ... Read More

22

Nov2013
Although medical malpractice suits may be blamed for the rising costs of ... Read More

13

Nov2013
Although a doctor’s duty of care to a patient may begin with ... Read More

08

Nov2013
A recent article explores the issue of medical record keeping in the ... Read More

31

Oct2013
Diagnostic errors, omissions, miscommunication, untreated infection, surgical mistakes, or even medication interactions ... Read More

25

Oct2013
A recent tally of statistics about medical injuries might surprise readers.... Read More

18

Oct2013
Advances in medical technology have resulted in an increasing presence of automated ... Read More

09

Oct2013
The human body operates using an extremely complex combination of systems. That's ... Read More

02

Oct2013
A physician anesthesiologist and medical contributor for Fox News Channel recently wrote ... Read More

27

Sep2013
We can't be exactly sure how many Americans die as a result ... Read More

18

Sep2013
Tort reform is often pushed with good intentions. The goal is to ... Read More

11

Sep2013
In 2003, the Texas legislature implemented scary reforms to medical malpractice law. ... Read More

05

Sep2013
It has been more than a year since a young man attempted to save his sister's life by donating his ... Read More

21

Aug2013
Health officials in Canada are calling for tighter safety regulations after a major surgical error resulted in a patient mistakenly ... Read More

14

Aug2013
While he may be known for famously landing a passenger jet on the Hudson River in 2009, Capt. Chesley "Sully" ... Read More

07

Aug2013
Recently, Consumer Reports graded more than 2,000 hospitals in Ohio and the rest of the country on surgical outcomes and ... Read More

31

Jul2013
As we have reported in the past, misdiagnosis is the most common ... Read More

24

Jul2013
Since 1996, Ohio State University’s Wexner Medical Center has settled a total ... Read More

18

Jul2013
Every so often, a shocking tale of medical malpractice will remind us ... Read More

10

Jul2013
Medical mistakes cause somewhere between 44,000 and 98,000 deaths each year in ... Read More

10

Jul2013
Hospitals have a tendency to use the most expensive equipment for tests, ... Read More

26

Jun2013
If you think you have been misdiagnosed by a doctor or another ... Read More

12

Jun2013
As much as we would like to think otherwise, diagnostic errors are ... Read More

05

Jun2013
As a recent article from The New York Times pointed out, it has long been believed that medical malpractice lawsuits ... Read More

30

May2013
Parents who recently lost a son due to complications resulting from birth ... Read More

23

May2013
Brain surgery is one of the most complex and serious operations a person can go through. Because the stakes are ... Read More

15

May2013
When it comes to planned home deliveries, the American Academy of Pediatrics ... Read More

08

May2013
Losing a loved one during surgery is one of the most traumatic things a family can go through. But finding ... Read More

01

May2013
A study released earlier this month reveals an alarming phenomenon: Hospitals stand to make more money after surgical errors are ... Read More

24

Apr2013
Although the concept sounds like something out of the future, high-precision robots are now used during surgeries at many hospitals ... Read More

17

Apr2013
Birth injuries in Ohio and the rest of the United States are ... Read More

10

Apr2013
Research has shown that there are many factors that affect rates of ... Read More

27

Mar2013
As we often discuss, a medical ... Read More

20

Mar2013
Each day in the United States, more than a dozen patients leave operating rooms with sponges, needles and other surgical ... Read More

13

Mar2013

06

Mar2013
Doctors and other hospital staff members are trained to take stroke symptoms ... Read More

27

Feb2013
A military couple was delighted to learn in 2011 that they were pregnant with their second child after months of ... Read More

13

Feb2013
When a person is diagnosed with cancer, it's extremely important that the ... Read More

06

Feb2013
As we have reported in the past, so-called "never events" occur at a shockingly high rate at hospitals in Ohio ... Read More

30

Jan2013
A wrongful death lawsuit involving a pregnant mother and her unborn twins ... Read More

25

Jan2013
We live in a world with countless prescription drugs that help us ... Read More

17

Jan2013
Most medical facilities throughout Ohio and the rest of the country have ... Read More

10

Jan2013
Far too often, parents throughout Ohio and the rest of the nation ... Read More

02

Jan2013
Back in October, we wrote about the shocking surgical negligence that occurred at an Ohio hospital when a nurse inadvertently ... Read More

31

Dec2012
With the advent of disposable syringes more than 50 years ago, the medical world became immensely safer. However, recent breakouts ... Read More

22

Dec2012
When hospital patients in Ohio go in for surgery, they trust that the surgical staff will do everything in their ... Read More

12

Dec2012
Falls are the leading cause of injury and death for adults over ... Read More

05

Dec2012
We have all heard about the dangers of distracted driving. But distraction isn't only a threat on our nation's roads. ... Read More

30

Nov2012
When a person suffers a stroke, there is only a short window ... Read More

07

Nov2012
Surgical errors, medication mix-ups and other medical mistakes claim the lives of more than 250,000 people and injure millions more ... Read More

31

Oct2012
Few things in life are more devastating than a ... Read More

24

Oct2012
In a deadly fungal meningitis outbreak that has plagued the nation, 23 ... Read More

17

Oct2012
In August, an Ohio man decided to give his sister the ultimate gift -- a kidney -- but something went ... Read More

10

Oct2012
When people go to their doctors, they trust the physician to give ... Read More

05

Oct2012
People in Cleveland go to their doctors expecting that they will receive proper care and treatment. When they go to ... Read More

27

Sep2012
During the spring and summer of 2011, three professional hockey players were ... Read More

20

Sep2012
You might remember a post we wrote earlier this month about a ... Read More

13

Sep2012
Each year, hundreds of women in Ohio receive the devastating news that ... Read More

05

Sep2012
Unfortunately, many people in Ohio and the rest of the United States ... Read More

29

Aug2012
In 2010, Johnson & Johnson recalled a hip implant device after it ... Read More

23

Aug2012
Each year, countless people in Ohio are harmed by medication errors, and ... Read More

15

Aug2012
Surgical mistakes are far more common than they should be in Ohio and the rest of the nation. One might ... Read More

08

Aug2012
In late March, we wrote about a state Supreme Court case that ... Read More

02

Aug2012
In an article that was originally published on the New York Times Op-Ed page, the associate chief of neurosurgery at ... Read More

25

Jul2012
When a mother was told that her son would someday be able ... Read More

16

Jul2012
Welcome back. As we began discussing in the last post, hundreds of ... Read More

11

Jul2012
If you have ever received a bill for a complicated medical procedure ... Read More

03

Jul2012
All too often, a medical mistake made before, during or after birth ... Read More

28

Jun2012
Every year, thousands of people in Ohio and the rest of the nation make the selfless decision to donate a ... Read More

20

Jun2012
Every day, people in Cleveland put their lives in the hands of doctors and nurses. We trust that these trained ... Read More

14

Jun2012
Before surgery, you might worry about a lot things going wrong, but catching on fire is likely not one of ... Read More

08

Jun2012
There are a number of troubling realities about the practice of medicine today in Ohio and the rest of the ... Read More

30

May2012
Whether it's a medication error, surgical mistake or ... Read More

22

May2012
Cleveland residents have no doubt heard about the numerous lawsuits filed against ... Read More

16

May2012
Ohio residents might be interested in a story from across the pond ... Read More

07

May2012
As discussed in last week's post, there is a case scheduled to ... Read More

02

May2012
Ohio residents may be interested in a lawsuit being heard by the ... Read More

24

Apr2012
It is no secret that professional football is a tough contact sport; ... Read More

22

Apr2012
Ohio residents may be interested in a Canadian investigation which found more ... Read More

19

Apr2012
According to a recent article published in Consumer Reports magazine, the U.S. government allows some medical device implants to be ... Read More

29

Mar2012
The Supreme Court of Missouri will soon decide whether a state law ... Read More