We trust doctors and other healthcare professionals to care for us to the very best of their ability. Yet, medical malpractice kills more than 100,000 people every year and leads to more than one million injuries.
Medical malpractice occurs when a healthcare provider deviates from the recognized standard of care. If that provider’s negligence causes injury or death, a malpractice claim exists. If a hospital’s or healthcare professional’s negligence has injured you or a family member, you need a Ohio medical malpractice attorney with a history of successfully helping clients with cases like yours.
Where Medical Malpractice Can Occur
As the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) notes, “medical errors can occur anywhere in the health care system.” Even during routine appointments and procedures, negligence can occur in locations such as:
- Doctors’ offices
- Outpatient surgery centers
- Nursing homes
- Patients’ homes
Types of Medical Malpractice
Medical malpractice cases can arise out of wide variety of situations including:
If you or a loved one has been the victim of medical malpractice, our Ohio injury attorneys can help you pursue damages for:
- Lost wages
- Medical expenses
- Rehabilitation expenses
- Pain and suffering
- Wrongful death
People who have placed their trust in doctors and other healthcare professionals have the right to hold those parties accountable for the injuries and losses they cause.
The statute of limitations on medical malpractice claims makes it imperative that you seek legal representation for your claim as soon as possible.
We are experienced trial attorneys protecting people who have been hurt in accidents, and we work tirelessly to hold those at fault responsible. We represent plaintiffs in the following practice areas: