August 2019 Archives

Wrongful death suit filed following death of 16-year-old boy

The pain of losing a child is one that no family should have to experience. However, many children lose their lives each year in accidents caused by someone else's negligence. One Ohio family is dealing with the loss of a 16-year-old boy after a tragic accident involving a minivan. The boy's family has filed a wrongful death suit against the city of Cincinnati and city officials, seeking reform of the city's 911 system, as well as compensatory and punitive damages.

Misdiagnosis is a common form of medical malpractice

We often hear about medical negligence claims stemming from mistakes made during surgery or throughout the course of treatment of a patient. However, many medical malpractice claims stem from the diagnosis of the patient's condition. Misdiagnosis of a patient's condition, or failure to diagnose a patient, can lead to improper care and eventually result in medical complications or death. In many cases involving misdiagnosis, a physician may ignore the severity of a patient's symptoms and send them home without treatment. This delay in treatment may cause the patient additional harm.

Brain injuries may require long-term rehabilitation

Just about any kind of accident, from car accidents to slip-and-falls at the grocery store, can result in severe injuries. Many accident victims in Beachwood suffer catastrophic injuries, including injuries to the brain. A traumatic brain injury may require months to years of rehabilitation, and some injuries may be permanent in nature.

Neil Armstrong's family receives $6M from Ohio Hospital

When a life is lost due to the negligence of another, family members can recover damages on behalf of their loved ones. These damages can cover the medical expenses and funeral costs of the deceased, as well as the loss of household services once provided by them. The family of astronaut Neil Armstrong recently received $6 million in a wrongful death settlement from a Cincinnati hospital.

Establishing fault in medical malpractice claims

We trust doctors and nurses to adhere to applicable standards of care when treating us and our loved ones. Unfortunately, some medical professionals are negligent when treating patients, and that negligence results in catastrophic injury or death. Patients can hold doctors and nurses responsible for their negligence by filing a medical malpractice claim against them.


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