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Jun 2023

Why Are Some Legislators Trying to Make it Harder for Ohioans to Pass Constitutional Amendments?

The Ohio House of Representatives recently passed a resolution that would make it harder for voters to amend the Ohio Constitution. They want to schedule a special election in August for voters to decide whether this resolution should become the new law – and should apply to the November election. Why? Because they don’t want an amendment enshrining abortion rights into the Constitution to be…

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Sep 2022

Justice, Justice, Justice You Shall Pursue

Katherine Garcia, left, and her sister, Johanna Garcia, at their home in Norwalk. They are the daughters of Enrique Garcia, who died in December 2017 after a medical procedure at South Coast Global Medical Center. Source: Los Angeles Times Enrique Garcia Sanchez went to the hospital in severe pain and was admitted after being diagnosed with pancreatitis. A month later, he could not swallow, and…

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Nov 2021

Do I Hire An Ohio Medical Malpractice Lawyer Or A Personal Injury Lawyer?

Being seriously injured due to someone’s negligence is undoubtedly a horrible experience. But when that injury is caused by the negligence of a doctor that you trusted, it can add insult to injury. Medical errors occur much more than people realize and cause a significant number of serious injuries and deaths every year. Unfortunately, medical malpractice cases can be extremely complex, technical, and difficult to…

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Aug 2021

Do I Need a Lawyer to Sue a Hospital?

We go to the hospital to have medical conditions diagnosed and treated. The last thing you expect is to suffer additional injuries. However, statistics indicate that about 250,000 patients suffer injuries due to hospital-related errors each year in the United States, and if you are admitted to the hospital, there is the risk you will suffer serious, preventable injuries. If a hospital makes a negligent…

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Jan 2018

What is a Risk Manager? Whose Side Are They On?In short, a risk manager is not on your side

Risk managers work in hospitals and other medical facilities. The goal of risk management is to do exactly what the title suggests—to manage the risk faced by the medical facility and its staff. Specifically, risk managers are responsible for handling issues such as unexpected public relations matters, personnel problems, operations issues, and also financial matters. Everything from daily, minor events through unexpected, catastrophic events may…

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Apr 2016

The Myth of the Frivolous Lawsuit

Do people really sue just to make a buck? Most of us have heard the term “frivolous lawsuit” tossed around. We’ve all heard the one about the judge who sued his dry cleaner for millions of dollars because the cleaner lost the judge’s pants. Ridiculous. But these ridiculous suits happen all the time, especially to doctors, nurses, and hospitals, who are blamed and sued every…

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Mar 2016

Medical Malpractice victims in Ohio encouraged to vote on their issue

It is important to know the views of the candidates in Presidential elections as well as elections at the state and local levels.  Medical malpractice laws have an impact on the amount of compensation a victim receives. I spend a lot of time talking with prospective clients about why they do not have a medical malpractice case.  Sometimes, the prospective client was injured, and the…

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Sep 2015

It’s Not Just About the Money

In Medical Malpractice, we’re not fighting for the money, we’re fighting for what it represents for you and your family, and for every potential victim of negligent healthcare At The Eisen Law Firm, our Cleveland medical malpractice attorneys have focused exclusively on medical malpractice law since 1976. That’s a really long time, and we’ve learned a lot. We often feel a bit like we’ve gone…

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Aug 2015

The Pervasive Problem of Securing Expert Medical Testimony for Injured Malpractice Plaintiffs

Medical malpractice cases are complex, often hinging on complicated medical evidence. These cases require extensive expert opinion and testimony that can only be given by qualified, practicing physicians. However, obtaining this expert testimony is more difficult than one might imagine. To the detriment of innocent medical negligence victims, a ‘conspiracy of silence’ frequently threatens to interfere with a plaintiff’s ability to secure invaluable expert testimony….

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Jun 2015

The Eisen Law Firm just settled my case, now what?

Step-by-step guidance throughout each stage of the legal process even after your case is won Navigating the complex legal system is often a daunting prospect, but you don’t have to face the uncertainty alone. At The Eisen Law Firm, our Cleveland medical negligence attorneys have been helping clients successfully tackle even the most challenging injury cases for more than 40 years. Our work doesn’t end…

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