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What Is The Maximum Amount I Can Expect From A Medical Malpractice Incident?

In December, 2002, the Ohio State Legislature passed S.B. 281, which limited the non-economic damages plaintiffs could receive in medical malpractice cases. The legislature capped damages at $350,000 per plaintiff, or $500,000 per incident. For catastrophic injuries, the legislature increased the cap to $1 million.

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What Is A Stroke?

According to the U.S. National Library of Medicine, a stroke occurs when blood flow to your brain stops. Within minutes, brain cells begin to die. If you or someone you know has suffered a stroke while taking Yaz birth control, contact our office IMMEDIATELY at…

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How Long Do I Have To File A Medical Malpractice Claim?

If you have been injured due to the negligence of a medical professional, whether they took the wrong action or failed to take action, you may have a medical malpractice claim. If you are wondering whether or not your situation is medical malpractice, see the…

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What Is The Standard Of Care?

The standard of care is an accepted standard in the medical community in which professionals must provide care to a certain standard. If they fail to meet the standard of care, the patient could suffer injury or death. Medical malpractice occurs if the standard of…

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What Is Considered Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice is something that occurs when a medical professional is negligent or acts in omission. When this behavior results in the injury of a patient, it is considered to be medical malpractice. The medical professionals and institutions that may be considered guilty in cases…

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How Do You Know If You Have A Medical Malpractice Lawsuit?

Medical malpractice occurs when a health care provider gives care that is below the standard of care in the medical community. Doing so can result in injury or death of the patient. Proving medical malpractice can be a difficult task, which is why if you…

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