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In Ohio, the Ohio Supreme Court gave the insurance companies a huge gift when they decided Robinson v. Bates, 112 Ohio St.3d 17, 2006-Ohio-6362. An injured plaintiff can no longer recover the gross amount of the medical expenses incurred (the old rule), but only the...
An attorney who obtains a settlement or verdict for his / her client can assert a "charging lien" against the fund obtained. This usually happens when a lawyer working under a contingent fee agreement does some work that contributes to obtaining the settlement, then...
In 2005, the Ohio General Assembly passed several "tort reform" measures, the most controversial being the limits on the amount a jury can award in personal injury and product liability cases. (See RC 2315.18). Under the 2005 rules, a plaintiff cannot recover more...
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