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Is Technology Increasing the Risk of Medical Malpractice?

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If you have been to the hospital in recent years, you may have noticed that doctors and nurses spend more time staring at the computer than they do actually talking to you. Electronic health records (also known as EHRs) are now a mainstay in the healthcare world. Technology has yielded so many medical advances, thereby […]

Understanding Ohio Medical Malpractice Laws

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Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider (doctor, nurse, or another member of the staff) makes a mistake while you are under their care and causes you serious harm. Medical malpractice can occur as a result of incorrect diagnosis, surgical errors, prescription mistakes, and a host of other reasons. If you or a loved one […]

What is a Catastrophic Injury?

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You may have heard the term catastrophic injury before, but do you know what it means? A catastrophic injury is defined as an injury so severe that it results in permanent disability, long-term medical care, and/or a shortened life expectancy. When someone has been catastrophically injured, their life, and lives of their family members are changed […]

5 Simple Ways to Avoid a Car Accident

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Shockingly, an average of 18,000 car accidents occur in this country every day. Sadly, these accidents result in more than 100 deaths each and every day! I wish there was a way we could magically prevent them, but unfortunately, they are a part of the busy world in which we live. There are ways to […]

Signs you Should Call an Injury Lawyer After your Car Accident

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Every time you turn on the television, you see commercials for injury lawyers who want to help you after you’ve been involved in a car accident. Sometimes people don’t think they need a lawyer, or they think they will get more money if they don’t use a lawyer. To be completely honest, sometimes they are […]

How to Protect yourself from Medical Malpractice in the State of Ohio

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Throughout the course of our lives, we must entrust our health to so many different health care professionals. Every time we seek medical attention, we are treated by nurses, aids, therapists, doctors, and other specialists. Administrative workers keep track of our medical records, and relay doctors messages, while pharmacists give us our medications. With so many […]

How Ohio Insurance Companies Value your Car Accident Claim

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If you have ever been involved in an accident, you may be familiar with the negotiation process of the opposing party’s insurance company. Often, insurance companies will quickly throw out a low offer in an attempt to get the other party to sign away the right to file a claim. To the inexperienced eye, the […]

Breech Baby: Schedule a C-Section

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Throughout a pregnancy, obstetricians are trained to look for certain warning signs or red flags that signify the baby and/or the mother-to-be might be in danger. Typically during the third trimester, doctors will assess the baby’s position in utero, to determine whether a vaginal delivery will be safe. 97% of all babies are positioned head […]

Should Ohio Doctors be Drug Tested?

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In the world in which we live, there are certain professions that are responsible for public safety – pilots, bus drivers, train operators, police officers, firefighters, construction workers, electricians, and doctors, to name a few. The individuals holding these positions place the lives of others in their hands every time they go to work. Because […]

Child Safety in the Car: What you Need to Know

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This month my twins, Gus and Ruby, turned one, and my son Max will turn five this December. As a parent, my number one priority is keeping my children safe. Despite my best efforts, I cannot control every situation my children encounter, but my wife, Stephanie and me do the best we can. One major […]