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VA Malpractice Tab

I recently had the opportunity to be interviewed by the news team at WHIO, our local CBS affiliate. Over a period of several months, reporters from WHIO worked with reporters from the Dayton Daily News to investigate medical malpractice at hospitals… Read More
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Jury awards $55 million in Birth Injury Malpractice case

Birth injury malpractice can cause severe complications and even death to newborns. In Maryland, a jury recently awarded $55 million to a couple whose son suffered permanent brain damage as a result of birth injury malpractice. The couple alleged tha… Read More
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Pharmacy Error Lawsuits and You

Pharmacy errors happen all too regularly in the United States. Recently, a Texas mom sued Walgreen’s for a prescription that was filled incorrectly and resulted in the death of her daughter. Jadalyn Allen was a 6 year old girl who suffered from sic… Read More
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Failure to Diagnose Malpractice Leads to Multimillion Dollar Award

Failure to diagnose a medical condition is a common cause of harm to patients and their families. In Houston, Texas a jury recently returned a 4.2 million dollar award to a woman who lost her husband when a doctor failed to diagnose a “simple, stra… Read More
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Hospital Throws Away Kidney and Denies Negligence

Surgical errors can take many unexpected forms. On August 10, 2012, Sarah Fudacz went into the University of Toledo Medical Center to receive a life-saving kidney from her brother, Paul Fudacz. She had been suffering kidney problems for seven years a… Read More
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Nursing Home Neglect in Dayton

You might have seen mention in today’s Dayton Daily News about allegations of nursing home neglect by Arbors at Dayton. Unfortunately, this type of neglect and even abuse happens more often than you might expect. In the last few years, Medicare ins… Read More
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Hospitals Attempt to Reduce Retained Object Errors

One common type of medical error is known as a “retained object” error. This can occur when a surgeon or other health care provider leaves an object inside a patient. When an object stays inside a patient, several serious complications can arise,… Read More
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Hospitals Face Financial Penalties for Patient Readmissions

One of the lesser-known provisions of the Affordable Care Act relates penalties imposed upon hospitals for high readmission rates. In drafting this provision of the law, Congress began a push to link pay to quality of care. Congress considers hospita… Read More
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