What Is the Difference Between a Birth Injury and a Birth Defect?

March 10th, 2014 | Personal injury

Each year, thousands of children in the United States are injured during the process of being born. Research indicates that in 2008, an estimated 1,952 patients suffered a Birth Injury while being delivered in United States community hospitals. Some of the most common conditions seen in botched deliveries include broken collarbones, infection, and lack of… Read More

OSHA Fines Ohio Aluminum Plant $175,000 For Safety Violations

April 26th, 2013 | Personal injury

April 26, 2013 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued eight safety violations to a North Jackson, Ohio, aluminum plant. The citations were given after an investigation was launched into the death of an employee due to Catastrophic Injuries sustained in a workplace accident. According to a story from The Columbus Dispatch, the… Read More

New Study Identifies Microscopic Damage Inflicted By Brain Injuries

April 19th, 2013 | Personal injury

April 19, 2013 A new study has identified certain biological changes that occur on a microscopic level when an individual suffers a serious Brain Injury, like a concussion. They also concluded that brain damage occurs even when injuries are incurred that are considered less serious. An article published by U-T San Diego explained how when… 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