Doctors and medical providers are just like any other professional – they can make mistakes. In fact, one recent study found that preventable harm to patients is the root cause for over 400,000 patient deaths per year. Unfortunately, medical errors can result in serious injury or illness in patients like you and your family. Cleveland medical malpractice law firm Ryan, LLP doesn’t want you to pay for someone else’s carelessness or negligence.
You may be entitled to financial compensation in a medical malpractice action. An attorney can help you fight for a settlement or lawsuit that includes lost wages, medical bills, ongoing healthcare and even punitive damages.
Ryan, LLP can help you with medical malpractice action involving children.
Ohio medical malpractice laws place strict time limits on filing a medical malpractice action. While the determination of the time limits to bring an action are complex, in most cases, you have just one year in which to take action. There are exceptions to this rule, but any delay puts your compensation at risk.
Call Ryan, LLP today at (877) 864-9495 to schedule a free case evaluation. You also may use this contact form to contact our Cleveland-based medical malpractice law firm.
Medical malpractice and negligence covers a wide range of injuries and illness.
Below are a few examples that may qualify you to take legal action against a doctor, hospital or medical facility:
Most medical professionals—including nurses, urgent care center staff, specialists and surgeons – can be held liable for his or her errors. Call today if you suspect that your doctor has committed a serious mistake that contributed to your injury or illness. We can evaluate the details of your case to determine if you have grounds for taking legal action.
Ohio medical malpractice law provides you with one year in which to enact a medical malpractice action. This one-year time limit begins at the point you discover or “should have” discovered the injury. There are other exceptions to this rule, but generally speaking, the best way to protect your rights is to act quickly.
Our team can talk to you about whether or not your case falls within the state’s guidelines for filing a medical malpractice action.
If you meet the standards, you may be eligible for damages that include:
You can learn more about the compensation available to you during a free case evaluation offered by Ryan LLP.
Contact Cleveland medical malpractice law firm Ryan, LLP today at (877) 864-9495 or via this confidential online evaluation form.