Medical Malpractice

Electronic medical records? Not so fast.

by Staff | November 14th, 2014

Electronic records are available with just a click of the mouse. So you think. Why is it so hard to get your own medical records? Although doctors and hospitals legally own their charts, federal law requires a response within 30 days to a patient’s request for information. In spite of that, it is unlikely you […]

The Death of Joan Rivers and Medical Malpractice in Ohio

by Staff | November 14th, 2014

Are Ohio physicians becoming too complacent in their medical care? Believe it or not, the recent death of legendary comedian Joan Rivers may shed some light. In fact, the recent revelations concerning her death may give a glimpse into the complacency of some medical providers in this country, and more specifically, in our community. In […]

Medical Negligence in a Cauda Equina Case

by David M. Paris | September 2nd, 2014

Acute cauda equina syndrome (CES)is a catastrophic medical condition which results in neurological deficits in the lower extremities and loss or impairment of one’s bowel and bladder function. It can result from compression of the spinal cord due to herniated disc, spinal epidural hematoma or infection. Acute cauda equina, as distinguished from a chronic form, […]

The Feds Join Lawsuits in “Big Medicine” Alleged Scheme

by Staff | February 19th, 2014

The U.S. Justice Department has joined in several separate whistleblower lawsuits against Health Management Associates, a for profit hospital chain based in Naples, Florida.  According to the New York Times, it is alleged that HMA had an internal strategy to increase admissions to its hospitals regardless of whether the medical treatment was necessary and scored […]

Ohio Woman Awarded More Than $1 Million in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

by | January 17th, 2014

Diagnosis and surgical errors are some of the most common and most dangerous types of medical mistakes a patient can face. Such errors often result in civil litigation being filed against the responsible doctor in an effort to collect compensation for damages that were incurred. The Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorneys with the law firm of […]

Ohio Medical Malpractice Lawyers Discuss 3 Common Types of Medical Mistakes

by | January 3rd, 2014

Physicians and medical professionals have a responsibility to protect the health of their patients. Each year though, a large number of  those seeking medical treatment suffer injuries or lose their lives due to errors made by doctors or their medical staff. The Ohio Medical Malpractice Lawyers with Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy explain some of […]

Ohio Woman Files Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Following Errors During Procedure

by | November 22nd, 2013

November 22, 2013 Doctors in the state of Ohio have a responsibility to meet certain regulations and standards regarding the care of patients. Any failure to do so that results in patients being harmed could lead to the physician, staff, and facilities facing potential claims of liability. The Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorneys with the law […]

Study Shows Preventable Medical Errors May Be More Common Than Previously Believed

by | October 30th, 2013

October 30, 2013 Doctors have a legal responsibility to protect the health and safety of their patients; however each year, a large number of individuals receiving medical attention are injured or killed as the result of errors made by the staff overseeing their care. The Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorneys with the law firm of Nurenberg, […]

Ohio Doctor Accused Of Sexually Abusing Patients During Examinations

by | September 9th, 2013

September 9, 2013 The Ohio Medical Malpractice Lawyers with the law firm of Nurenberg, Paris, Heller & McCarthy point out one of the most horrid atrocities a doctor can commit against a patient is sexual misconduct or abuse. One doctor from Akron, Ohio, is facing both criminal and civil charges stemming from allegations of such […]

$250,000 Settlement Reached In Ohio Medical Malpractice Case

by | August 23rd, 2013

August 23, 2013 When a patient is injured or harmed by the negligence of a physician or medical staff, the patient has a right to file a medical malpractice claim against the responsible party. If the case goes to trial, a jury will then hear arguments from both sides before issuing a decision on damages. […]