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Instances of medical negligence and medical malpractice occur in Ohio hospitals, medical offices, and nursing homes on a daily basis. In some cases, medical mistakes slide by unnoticed. However, in other cases, the mistakes result in serious and lifelong complications for medical patients.
If you have sustained injuries and damages as a result of a serious medical error or surgical mistake, you may be entitled to monetary compensation under Ohio law. An experienced Ohio medical malpractice lawyer can evaluate your case, negotiate, and assist you every step of the way. Speak with a capable personal injury attorney that can advocate for you.
Medical errors and medical negligence can take many different forms. Some of the most common types of Ohio medical errors include the following:
Surgeons are held to the standard of care of a reasonably prudent surgeon treating under the same or similar circumstances. Expert medical testimony is absolutely essential in Ohio medical malpractice cases. An injured patient and their Ohio medical malpractice attorney must establish – by way of expert medical testimony – that the surgeon breached the applicable standard of care, proximately resulting in the plaintiff’s injuries and damages.
When a surgeon commits medical malpractice, the injured patient may be entitled to recover:
Sometimes, even good doctors can make very serious mistakes when diagnosing and treating patients for their illnesses and injuries. Serious medical mistakes can result in serious injuries, and in some cases, even death.
Medical malpractice cases are difficult to prove and require the expert medical testimony of a treating physician. An Ohio medical malpractice lawyer will have the medical and legal knowledge and experience to take on the insurance company and may be able to help you obtain a favorable settlement offer in your case.
If a favorable settlement offer is not forthcoming, an experienced attorney may be able to litigate your case through the Ohio court system, up to and including taking your case to trial and can ensure that your malpractice lawsuit is filed on time.
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