Ohio Medical Malpractice Questions & Answers

Q: My father committed suicide after a psychiatrist refused to renew his antidepressant medication. Do I sue the doctor for

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 5, 2018
Matthew Williams' answer
You can have more than one cause of action or claim in a lawsuit.

Q: Mom is 66 I have POA,she sold LLC, she was president, now they are trying for her personal assets,she has none,on ssi?

1 Answer | Asked in Civil Litigation, Elder Law, Legal Malpractice and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
I think I answered this already. Did the tavern have insurance? That should cover the claim, get her an attorney. If the claimant settled, see the release. Otherwise, get a consult from a bankruptcy attorney. That would put the other proceedings on hold.

Q: Mom 66 years old, owned LLC, was president- being sued, thinks assets hidden? How can they sue her?

2 Answers | Asked in Civil Litigation, Elder Law and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
On the mesh implant if the implant was less than two years ago I can get you the name of an attorney who will give a free consult.

On the michigas with the bar, seems that she should contact a bankruptcy attorney. If she's judgment proof no downside; it stops that other litigation.

Q: I never received one phone call form my attorney without me initiating it in an appointment. He hurt my case badly

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 12, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
If your case is concluded then you may have a malpractice case and should seek an attorney who handleslegal malpractice.

Q: My father in law passed away Feb 2017 due to getting septis and mercia in the hospital. Is there anything that I can do?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 18, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
Essentially, that could be a wrongful death claim depending on his cause of death.

Q: If you were given too much anesthesia during a routine outpatient surgery are there grounds for a suit?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 5, 2018
Camille Brooks Ibrahim's answer
The statute of limitations in Ohio is a year. Depending on the damages, if any, you can file suit.

Q: Failure to medically diagnose due to mental illness stigma?

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 20, 2018
Peter Munsing's answer
Yes but.....Big problem is twofold--lack of good orthopedic care but here there are two schools of thought; generally preference now is to not do surgery;

Second, biggest problem is statute of limitations. When should the person know if they have issues and doctor tells them it's something else?

Final issue that tends to make me say you'll get a no answer is that of cost--malpractice cases cost horrible amounts of money, many jurors have been exposed to insurance propoganda,...

Q: I got injured overseas on vacation and had to have surgery. The surgery didn't go well and I'd like to file a claim for

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Nov 15, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
Unless the doctors practice medicine here you'd have to bring suit--if it's permitted--where it happened. Not every country has such cases.

Q: If i had squamous epithelium cell in my its on in 2010 was never told about it 6yrs later I get squamous cell carcinoma

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Sep 1, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
Contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice in your area that handles medical cases. Much depends on what they saw in 2010. Get your medical records.

Q: My father was a smoker. He smoked cigarettes, cigars and a pipe, which caused my premature birth.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice and Products Liability for Ohio on
Answered on Aug 10, 2017
William Head's answer
Your message left out a LOT of important data. Very few attorneys would tackle this type case, but one (in California) might.

Contact Brian Witzer at 1-888-948-9348 or 310-777-5999

Tell him you were referred by William Head from Atlanta, GA

Q: Vet malpractice small claims court advice.

1 Answer | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Small Claims for Ohio on
Answered on Jul 17, 2017
Joseph Jaap's answer
The case would be decided on the evidence and testimony that you present in court. The vet would present evidence of giving reasonable care under the circumstances. The court would then decide if you met the burden of proof with a "good case." Small claims court can decide cases claiming up to $6000. Check the court web site for the filing fee.

Q: I live in ohio,went to a neurologist for pain for 7 yrs. He dischgd me and I can't get care w/other physicians. My drug

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury, Health Care Law and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jun 20, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
Don't know if your state has a medical ombudsman. You can file a complaint with the state medical board to get your licenses. Assuming you have a personal physician, ask her or him if they can get some feedback. But a doctor can't be compelled to treat someone.

Q: Can I file for bankruptcy after I've filed for social security disability

2 Answers | Asked in Bankruptcy, Divorce, Medical Malpractice and Social Security for Ohio on
Answered on May 18, 2017
Stuart Nachbar's answer
Yes, you can file for Bankruptcy. Social Security Benefits are exempt from Bankruptcy and Creditors

Q: Do I have a lawsuit if EMTs used narcan on my brother even though he wasn't overdosing on opioids??

1 Answer | Asked in Health Care Law, Medical Malpractice and Wrongful Death for Ohio on
Answered on Apr 17, 2017
Joseph W. Stadnicar Esq's answer
This response is general in nature and you should seek the counsel and advice of an experienced Ohio lawyer to review all the aspects of your case. Do not rely on this answer as it is based on limited information.

Ohio's Political Subdivision Tort Liability Act creates a significant hurdle in such cases. Typically, such first responders will be immune from traditional negligence based liability. If the Narcan was wrongfully administered, and it was the proximate cause of your...

Q: Can I sue a dentist for improper treatment?

1 Answer | Asked in Personal Injury and Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Mar 18, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
Depends on the cirumstances, but few attorneys handle dental malpractice and fewer take cases that have no significant harm from the result. Start by contact a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice--they give free consults.

Q: I just had my 3rd knee surgery on the same knee in 9 months, for the same condition.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Mar 4, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
You should sit down with a local medical malpractice attorney. Most will review your case for free, and if they find legal grounds for a suit will take it on a contingency basis. You've got nothing to lose by having it reviewed.

Q: Malpractice in Ohio .

2 Answers | Asked in Legal Malpractice, Medical Malpractice and Personal Injury for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 28, 2017
Matthew Williams' answer
You are probably not too late. Statutes of limitations are measured in years. It is, however, important to speak with an attorney as soon as possible to get the ball rolling on your claim.

Q: My 2 year old son's doctor saw him 1/9 scheduled surgery to remove his tonsils 2/9 It was then pushed to 2/13. At the

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Feb 22, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
The doctor didn't do anything other than give you a choice. No malpractice here. Clumsy patient handlng but not more than that.

Q: What steps do I need to take to get my best friend legal assistance for medical malpractice.

1 Answer | Asked in Medical Malpractice for Ohio on
Answered on Jan 27, 2017
Peter Munsing's answer
Look for a member of the Ohio Assn for Justice--they give free consults. She may have a statute of limitations case. A lot depends on who tells her what, when.

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