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What is the Difference Between a Medication Error and a Diagnostic Error?

When you are seeking treatment or care from a doctor or nurse practitioner, you should be able to expect that you will receive a high quality of care and that your healthcare provider will not make a mistake that leads to your injury. However, healthcare providers make mistakes much more frequently than you might think, …

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What Are the Different Types of Medical Errors?

Medical malpractice can take so many different forms that it can be difficult to understand the various ways in which a healthcare provider can be negligent. One frequent way in which doctors and other healthcare providers can be negligent is by making a medical mistake. As you might already know, a Johns Hopkins study from …

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How Do I Know if My Injury Makes Me Eligible to File a Workers’ Compensation Claim?

As you might know, the Ohio workers’ compensation system is designed to provide compensation to employees who get injured in the course of doing their jobs. The Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC) oversees workers’ compensation claims in Cleveland and throughout the state, and will determine whether you are eligible to receive benefits. For most …

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What Are Construction Accident “Fatal Four” Injuries?

Many workplace accidents in Ohio happen at construction sites. Most construction accident injuries result in the worker being eligible for workers’ compensation benefits, or for that construction worker’s survivor to seek benefits when an accident is fatal. Yet it is important to remember that most construction site accidents are entirely avoidable. The Occupational Safety and …

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