Entries by Tim Misny

NCAA Concussion Lawsuit: Will This Change in Policy?

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Collegiate athletes, no matter what sport they play, play at a level higher than most people can imagine. Playing at that level increases the risk of injury tremendously. In recent years, the general public and media have shined a bright light on one specific type of sports-related injury: concussions. NCAA records show that between 2004 […]

Medical Malpractice Death Rates Continue to Rise

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Healthcare affects everyone at one point or another in their lives. When we seek medical care, we realize there are certain risks associated with every procedure and/or form of treatment. We place our trust in doctors and other healthcare providers that they will treat us competently with the standard of care we deserve and have […]

Belt Magazine Features VASJ High School

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COLORBLIND AND RISING: WHAT’S BEHIND THE SURPRISING SUCCESS OF CLEVELAND’S VILLA ANGELA-ST. JOSEPH HIGH SCHOOL? September 23, 2014 By Daniel J. McGraw Rich Osborne is slowly walking through the gym of Villa Angela-St. Joseph’s High School(VASJ), a Catholic school on the east side of Cleveland. Villa Angela-St. Joseph has been around for about 25 years now, since […]

Medical Malpractice: Delayed Diagnosis

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When you think about medical malpractice, you think of a doctor doing something wrong; however, sometimes medical malpractice happens, not because a doctor did something wrong, but because a doctor failed to take action at all. Delayed diagnosis is an extremely common and dangerous form of medical malpractice. If you have ever gone to the […]

What are the Most Common Medical Mistakes Made by OB/GYNs?

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Preparing for the birth of a baby is an exciting time. During pregnancy, after the birth of a child, and through post natal care, a mother will put all of her faith in her OB/GYN. Unfortunately, the pregnancy process is not always free from mistakes, and those mistakes can cause serious medical problems for mother […]

Medical Malpractice Resulting from Early Discharge from the Hospital

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If you or a loved one has ever been in the hospital, you know that finally being able to go home is one of the greatest feelings, but do you know that early discharge is one of the most common causes of medical malpractice? Early hospital discharges are increasing at an alarming rate. Hundreds of thousands […]

Hurt at Work? What Ohio Workers’ Compensation Benefits are You Entitled To?

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Most of us get up and go to work everyday for one reason, to provide for our families. What happens, however, when you get hurt at work and the very job that allowed you to provide for your family prevents you from doing so? Getting hurt at work can be financially devastating to you and […]

Are Ohio Schools Responsible for your Child’s Sports Injuries?

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It’s September, the kids are back to school, and your child has made his high school football team. As a parent, it is so rewarding to watch your child participate and succeed in the extra-curricular activities he or she chooses. Nevertheless, you can’t help but worry about all of the hard work that will be […]

Car Accident in Ohio: What Should I Do First?

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Every morning we leave our houses to start our busy days. We schedule around work, children, appointments, and leisure, but never once for the unexpected. We don’t think over 18,000 people, every day, never make it to their jobs or their appointments because they are involved in car accidents. If you are one of the […]

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 […]