Medical Malpractice Litigation in Cleveland

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Medical Malpractice Litigation in Cleveland

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor or medical professional who fails to competently perform their medical duties. Definition: Medical malpractice is any act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient. Medical malpractice is a specific subset of tort law that deals with professional negligence. “Negligence” is generally defined as conduct that falls to meet a standard. The most common form of a standard in tort law is that of a so-called “reasonable person.”

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Medical Malpractice Litigation in Cleveland

Medical malpractice occurs when a patient is harmed by a doctor or medical professional who fails to competently perform their medical duties. Definition: Medical malpractice is any act or omission by a physician during treatment of a patient that deviates from accepted norms of practice in the medical community and causes an injury to the patient. Medical malpractice is a specific subset of tort law that deals with professional negligence. “Negligence” is generally defined as conduct that falls to meet a standard. The most common form of a standard in tort law is that of a so-called “reasonable person.”

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These general requirements:

The rules about medical malpractice — from when you must bring your lawsuit to whether you must notify the doctor ahead of time.

  • A doctor-patient relationship existed.

  • The doctor was negligent.

  • The doctor’s negligence caused the injury.

  • The injury led to specific damages.

  • Physical pain

  • Mental anguish

  • Additional medical bills

  • Lost work and lost earning capacity

We are fortunate to have a great hospitals in the Cleveland Area including:

  • The Cleveland Clinic
  • St. Vincent Charity Medical Center
  • University Hospitals
  • Grace Hospital
  • & many others
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If you need legal services throughout the Cleveland area, contact the experienced attorneys at Gioffre & Schroeder. Our goal is to handle your case efficiently and in a manner that results in full compensation.

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