Category Archives: Medical Malpractice

How much can I recover for pain and suffering?

In medical malpractice cases in Ohio, the most you can recover for pain and suffering is $250,000 or three times your economic damages to a maximum of $350,000 per plaintiff and a maximum of $ 1 million per occurrence. Continue reading

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What costs should I expect in a medical malpractice case?

There are two expenses associated with investigating a medical malpractice case: the cost to obtain medical records and X-rays taken if necessary and having a doctor review the records. Continue reading

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Will most doctors settle medical malpractice suits out of court?

Clients should anticipate and presume that if there is a case, it will go to a jury trial and to be prepared for that. Continue reading

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What healthcare providers can a medical malpractice claim cover?

by John D. Holschuh Jr., Lawyer Referral Service Panelist Medical malpractice claims cover claims against any health care provider including physicians, podiatrists, hospitals, home or residential facilities, or employees or agents of a physician, podiatrist, hospital, home or residential facility, … Continue reading

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What is a medical malpractice case?

Any claim brought against a health care provider asserting the provider was negligent in his/her care and treatment is a “medical malpractice” case. Continue reading

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What determines a medical malpractice case?

In Ohio, whether a case is medical malpractice or not depends upon the expert opinion of a licensed physician, who after reviewing the medical records of the potential case, makes a determination as to its merits. Continue reading

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What is the statute of limitations on a medical malpractice case?

In Ohio, for medical malpractice, the statute of limitations is one year, which starts either from the date of malpractice, the date you discover the injury from the malpractice, or the date you last saw the doctor for the condition you have a complaint about. Continue reading

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