Representing Personal Injury And Medical Malpractice Victims In Columbus And Throughout Ohio
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With the advent of tort reform in Ohio and other factors (including the exorbitant cost of taking some cases to trial), there has been “a precipitous decline in civil trials across Ohio.” See Ohio Trial, page 12. Parties are thus choosing to resolve their disputes in...
Ever wonder if radar speed-detection is admissible in Ohio? Well it is! Not only is it admissible, the prosecutor does not have to call an expert to support the technology. In Brook Park v. Rodojev, 2020-Ohio-3253, the Ohio Supreme Court upheld the admissibility of...
We handle cases on a “contingent fee” basis, which means our fee is “contingent” (or dependent) on the outcome of your case. In other words, we don’t get paid unless your case settles or goes to trial and wins. What is a typical contingent fee? Most lawyers charge 33%...
Navigating Your Personal Injury Claim With Us
With more than 40 years of combined experience handling personal injury and medical malpractice cases, we have seen just about everything. We handle:
Medical malpractice in pediatric patient — $2.25 million settlement
Untreated abdominal distension caused by a perforated duodenum led to cardiac arrest in a 2-year-old. As a result, the child will remain in a vegetative state for the rest of her life.
Birth injury — $2.25 million settlement
Settlement for a baby born with physical disabilities due to obstetric malpractice. Baby suffers from cerebral palsy as a result of OB-GYN negligence. Oxygen deprivation prior to the baby’s delivery led to permanent brain damage. Baby will require daily supervision for the rest of her life.
Medical malpractice — $2.25 million
We represented a 60-year-old man who underwent multilevel laminectomy with placement of hardware. The patient developed a postoperative spinal epidural hematoma, causing C5 quadriplegia.
Wrongful death/medical malpractice — $4 million-plus in settlements
In two separate incidents at an Ohio hospital, communication breakdowns resulted in two patient deaths. Employees of the defendant hospital did not relay vital information about the patients to key caregivers in a timely manner, though the patients repeatedly voiced concerns about their conditions. In both instances, the parties reached confidential settlements.
Birth injury — $2.8 million
Failure to respond to nonreassuring EFM strip; birth asphyxia; cerebral palsy; spastic quadriplegia