Blog Posts - Legal issues
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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….Read More
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…Read More