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Increased Motorcycle Accidents Due to Warmer Weather in Ohio

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Being a life-long Clevelander, there are some things I have to come to expect when the weather starts to warm up in the Spring. Daylight savings time brings longer days, more people are out and about, the green comes back on the trees, and you start hearing the rumble of motorcycles. Anyone who rides a […]

Ohio Workers’ Compensation Claims Process

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If you have ever been injured at work, you know it can be a delicate situation. Often times, instead of getting necessary medical care, employees spend more time worrying about how the injury will affect their job than about their personal well-being. Employees are afraid to come forward about their injuries in fear of getting […]

Why do anesthesia mistakes happen and how can they be prevented?

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Over 40 million doses of anesthesia are administered annually in the United States. It’s hard to believe a drug used so commonly kills one in every 200,000 patients. Can you imagine sending a loved one in for surgery, only to learn they were harmed by the very medication that was supposed to keep them safe? […]

Anesthesia Mistakes are a Leading Cause of Medical Malpractice in Ohio

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Being told by a doctor you or a loved one has to have surgery can be scary. Most people are fearful something will go wrong during the surgery. Some worry their surgeon will make a mistake, others worry about infections, but many overlook the risk of anesthesia mistakes. Over the course of a year, anesthesia […]

Ohio Personal Injury Law: Damage Caps

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It’s been about 10 years since Ohio legislators responded to our country’s campaign for tort reform. The term tort reform refers to a nationwide change in the way the law handles personal injury cases by placing limits, also known as caps, on the kind or amount of damages someone can receive. Critics of tort reform […]

Reduce Car Accidents in Ohio: Five Important Maintenance Tips for Summer

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Memorial Day always seems to open the door to Summer in Ohio. As the new season approaches, and more people take to the road, it is important to make sure your car is ready for the change in weather. In Ohio, the Winter months are very rough on our automobiles. After months of driving in […]

What NOT to Do After Your Ohio Car Accident

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Over the years, I have received thousands of calls from people involved in car accidents in the state of Ohio. Sometimes the victims call me from the scene of the accident, others wait a couple of days, but in some cases, the calls come months or even years after the accident. What many people don’t realize […]

More ER Visits for Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)

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Emergency room visits for traumatic brain injuries (TBI) increased by 30% in the last decade. This statistic, produced by the Journal of the American Medical Association, proves efforts to promote traumatic brain injury awareness are working. With the general public more aware of the dangers associated with concussions, it seems people are taking these injuries […]

Will medical malpractice increase as a result of new time restrictions on surgical residents?

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After graduating from medical school, doctors have to learn how to practice medicine. In doing so, they go through a rigorous residency program where they have the opportunity to get hands-on experience treating patients while working under qualified medical professionals. For surgical residents specifically, these training hours are especially precious. Experience is the greatest teacher. […]

Causes of High Preterm Labor Rate in the United States

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The preterm labor rate in the United States, and Ohio specifically, received a grade of “C” in a recent report by the March of Dimes. One in eight (or 500,000) babies are born premature annually in the United States. Shockingly, this number is down. This poor grade was given despite the fact that preterm labor rates […]