People in Ohio and throughout the nation were encouraged to participate in a recent event designated to support and raise awareness for those who suffer from a neurological disorder believed to be caused at the time of birth. National Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day was celebrated on a recent Wednesday. Members of the public were asked to wear clothing green in color to show their support.
When a medical mistake results in a patient suffering serious and/or permanent damage, the situation can quickly become complicated. The injured patient or family of the injured patient may feel that medical professionals were negligent and that injuries resulted due to that negligence. If this is the case, parties may wish to look into filing a medical malpractice claim in order to seek compensation.
When parents are expecting a child, their primary concern is typically that their child is healthy. However, sometimes a child is born with a birth injury due to the negligence of a third party. A couple from a state neighboring Ohio has recently been awarded over $18 million after filing a birth injury suit.
Many Ohio parents-to-be rely on the care of doctors to ensure that their baby is born as healthy as possible. The joy of having a healthy baby can be immeasurable for parents, and in contrast, a birth injury can be just as devastating. If you believe that your baby was injured during birth due to the negligence of the doctors or hospital staff involved, you may want to consider legal action in order to seek compensation.
Many Ohio residents put their lives in the hands of doctors every day. They trust these professionals to handle their health care in the proper manner in order to help them get better from any illnesses they may be suffering from. Unfortunately, some doctors may make mistakes when handling a person's care, and as a result, the person could become even more ill and file a claim for medical malpractice.
A recent report highlights the most common and costly medical errors that take place in U.S. hospitals. It also provided suggestions for how doctors and other medical providers can help prevent those errors, which is important considering the potentially devastating impact that such errors can have.
Tracy Morgan, the actor and comedian famous for his roles in 30 Rock and Saturday Night Live, was seriously injured last month in a crash with a Wal-Mart semi-truck. The driver of the truck is alleged to have been without sleep for over 24 hours before the crash, and questions remain as to whether he may have fallen asleep at the wheel.