What Is the Statute of Limitations on an Ohio Medical Malpractice Claim

February 13th, 2015 | Medical malpractice

Doctors and medical professionals in the state of Ohio are legally and ethically bound to protect the health and safety of their patients. Any failure to do so can result in an Ohio medical malpractice claim being filed against the parties who are allegedly liable; however, many citizens find themselves asking, “How long do I… Read More

Ohio Medical Facilities Preventing Errors Through Simulation Programs

March 26th, 2013 | Medical malpractice

March 25, 2013 Simple mistakes made by doctors and nurses result in numerous Ohio Medical Malpractice Claims each year. To help combat this problem, many major medical facilities across the state have invested in simulation programs that allow doctors to receive regular hands-on training and practice. According to The Plain Dealer, three of these facilities were added… Read More

Ohio University Reinstates Transplants Following Botched Procedure

December 14th, 2012 | Medical malpractice

December 14, 2012 A hospital in Ohio has resumed performing live kidney transplants following a mix up that resulted in a harvested organ being thrown away as biohazardous waste. According to the Star Tribune, the program had been suspended since the August 10 mistake. A patient was scheduled to undergo a kidney transplant procedure at the University… Read More

Family awarded $55 million in birth injury lawsuit

October 1st, 2012 | Medical malpractice

October 1, 2012 A jury awarded a family $55 million after their child suffered injuries due to medical malpractice, reports WBAL. The lawsuit says that doctors at Johns Hopkins Hospital waited too long to give the mother an emergency Cesarean section. The mother was giving birth at home with a midwife when the baby became stuck. She was… Read More