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Why Choose RyanLLP?

Operating in the heart of downtown Cleveland, we are a firm specializing in civil litigation seeking recovery for those who have been physically or financially injured.

With over 40 years of experience, we can provide you with the representation you need in order to obtain the compensation you deserve.

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Safest Cars on the Market for 2014

Safest Cars on the Market for 2014

Learn some of the safest cars available on the market based on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) Top Safety Pick lists.  This review mentions some of the safest cars to be evaluated by the Insuarnce Institute for Highway Safety.  

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Medical Malpractice Claims for Wrong Diagnosis

Medical Malpractice Claims for Wrong Diagnosis

A wrong diagnosis can become very dangerous; an example would be a missed cancer diagnosis. It can also occur in an emergency setting; for example, appendicitis may be diagnosed as gas. A wrong diagnosis means valuable time lost treatment-wise. What was perfectly treatable could now be terminal in the most serious cases. Or, it could mean that the wrong treatment was administered for a condition/disease you don’t have, causing serious…

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Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim in Cleveland

Elements of a Wrongful Death Claim in Cleveland

Losing a loved one is no doubt traumatic; add to it the anger that comes with knowing the death is related to negligence, and it becomes even more difficult. Surviving family members in Cleveland, Ohio can bring a claim for the losses they suffer after a loved one’s death.  Additionally, Ryan, LLP has assisted families from out of state to investigate the death of their loved one and to coordinate…

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Evidence to Gather after Cleveland Car Accident

Evidence to Gather after Cleveland Car Accident

According to the Ohio Department of Public Safety, Cleveland had 3,652 injury crashes in 2012. In crashes like these, drivers need to protect themselves in case there is legal trouble from insurance companies or the other drivers in the future. The list of evidence that drivers can gather after an accident is fairly long, but an injured driver may use that evidence in an insurance and/or legal proceeding down the…

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Updating Documents after the Death of a Loved One

Updating Documents after the Death of a Loved One

When a loved one dies, your first few days will be consumed with notifying friends and family members, making funeral arrangements, and simply trying to make it through the emotional turmoil. Next you’ll have to contend with a considerable amount of legal and financial responsibilities, which may include opening an estate to handle all of your loved one's oustanding financial affairs.  If another party is liable for your loved one’s death,…

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Government Immunity Wrongful Death Claims

Government Immunity Wrongful Death Claims

If another party is at fault for your loved one’s death, you can pursue legal action against that party via a wrongful death claim. However, if a public entity or employee is to blame, legal options may be more complex. Governments are often immune from civil wrongful death lawsuits. But that’s not always the case depending on the agency involved and circumstances of the wrongful death. 

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Tips for Driving in the Ohio Snow

Tips for Driving in the Ohio Snow

The Ohio Committee for Severe Weather Awareness (OCSWA) reminds drivers, “Ice and Snow…Take it Slow!” with good reason. A report from the Ohio Department of Transportation shows that some drivers follow too closely and drive too fast in hazardous snow conditions. Their recklessness and over-confidence causes harm to others as well as themselves.  In addition, with improved snow driving technologies on current vehicles, drivers get a false sense of safety…

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Calculating Damages for Wrongful Death Settlement in Ohio

Calculating Damages for Wrongful Death Settlement in Ohio

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is never easy. When that loss is caused by the negligence of another party, it’s often even harder. No one wants to think about filing lawsuits or money when coping with the death of a loved one, but eventually it’s something that families will have to face if another party is at fault and the family is suffering both emotionally and financially.…

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Behavioral Issues in Children after Losing a Parent

Behavioral Issues in Children after Losing a Parent

When a child loses a parent suddenly – such as in a wrongful death – it can cause more than just grief. It may lead to behavioral issues, some that require professional help.  Recognizing normal signs of mourning and those that indicate a bigger problem are important so that treatment can be sought immediately. Fortunately, costs of treatment may be recoverable if you’re filing a wrongful death claim in Cleveland…

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Certificate of Merit Defined in Medical Malpractice

Certificate of Merit Defined in Medical Malpractice

A medical malpractice claim in Cleveland must include a certificate of merit – otherwise known as an affidavit of merit – as presented by the plaintiff or plaintiff’s attorney. This document includes important details about the facts of the case and supports the assertion of negligence and damages.  The document is intended to reduce the number of frivolous lawsuits by establishing a standard for proceeding with legal action. A case…

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Researching Doctors for Medical Malpractice

Researching Doctors for Medical Malpractice

In Ohio, it is difficult to find out if a doctor has been liable in a medical malpractice case. Typically, you will have to review the local court dockets for the particular doctor you are investigating. But there may be other ways of locating his/her track record to evaluate the level of professionalism and service they provide.

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Signs You’ve Been the Victim of Medical Malpractice

Signs You’ve Been the Victim of Medical Malpractice

One of the more difficult types of negligence to prove is medical malpractice. When dealing with injuries or illness, the original condition itself can cause complications. With certain types of medical treatment, such as surgery, there are inherent risks that oftentimes can’t be avoided. But there may still be ways that Cleveland patients can evaluate whether they have been victims of medical malpractice.

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Who's Liable for Wrong Surgical Site

Who's Liable for Wrong Surgical Site

Some mistakes made in the medical field are considered “never events,” those that shouldn’t happen because they are always preventable. One example is a surgery that occurs at the wrong site or on the wrong part of the body. These types of errors don’t just involve complicated procedures. They can happen with simple ones; those that don’t even necessitate an overnight hospital stay.  While these surgical mistakes are not common,…

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Pre-existing Conditions & Medical Malpractice

Pre-existing Conditions & Medical Malpractice

An insurance company or the defense may try to undervalue your personal injury case by blaming your medical malpractice injuries on a pre-existing condition. This is especially true if your pre-existing condition was related to your malpractice injuries.  This may negatively impact the damages you recover in a settlement by reducing the degree of fault assigned to the negligent doctor or hospital. Thus, establishing the cause of your new injuries…

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Medical Malpractice in Cleveland & Fraudulent Doctors

Medical Malpractice in Cleveland & Fraudulent Doctors

If the doctor is fraudulent, you could still have a medical malpractice claim. In fact, practicing medicine without a license in Cleveland or anywhere in Ohio is a form of negligence that entitles injured patients to take legal action if it causes serious injuries.

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