Month: February 2019

Medical malpractice claim brought in Ohio after man’s death

The failure to provide proper medical care can have devastating consequences for victims and their families, including death. In an Ohio community south of the Mansfield and Sandusky, OH area, a family recently brought a wrongful death lawsuit following the loss of their loved one due to alleged negligent medical care in a nursing home. The claim asserts that the victim died of septic shock as a result of patient neglect. According to the lawsuit, the victim developed a massive bedsore as a result of the patient neglect he suffered. A total of three nurses from the nursing home are facing...

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Answering questions about medical malpractice

Victims of medical malpractice should have all their questions answered if they have been harmed by a negligent doctor or other medical care provider. A medical malpractice claim can help victims with damages they have suffered when receiving medical care and treatment. If a medical professional provides medical care below the standard of care expected for the medical profession, they may be liable for the damages suffered by the victim. Victims may suffer physical, financial and emotional damages because of medical negligence. Medical malpractice can occur in situations when there has been...

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Help for car accident victims hurt by distracted drivers

A great number of car accidents are being caused by distracted drivers in Ohio and elsewhere. Victims of distracted drivers can be left with serious injuries and harm and need help with medical expenses, lost wages, pain and suffering damages and more. Legal protections can help when victims of motor vehicle accidents are left with unexpected injuries, medical bills and the stress and emotional harm. Texting while driving is illegal in Ohio and may be used as evidence of negligence. It is a secondary offense for adults, which means distracted drivers can only be cited if they are pulled over...

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Help for victims of prescription drug errors

There are different ways that the trust of hospital and medical patients may be violated by medical errors. Medical errors can result in devastating impacts for victims which is why victims and their families have to be familiar with medical malpractice legal resources available to help with the harm they have suffered. Medical malpractice refers to a broad category of medical negligence that may result in harm. Medical negligence can include prescription drug errors which can seriously harm victims. Medication errors can cause prescription drugs that would normally be safe to be unsafe and...

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