Holding Doctors And Hospitals Accountable For Negligence
Thousands of people are injured or killed each year as a result of medical malpractice. At JKFM in Cleveland, we realize that health care providers are humans, and humans make mistakes. However, it is crucial to hold them accountable when their failure to meet standards of care results in serious injury and loss of life.
If your family has suffered damages as a result of medical malpractice, you can rely on our experienced team of attorneys to fight for the settlement or jury award you deserve.
The Resources You Need On Your Side
We are equipped to take these cases the distance to achieve favorable result for our clients, and our team includes M. Jane Rua, who provides us with invaluable experience as a critical care nurse prior to becoming a practicing attorney. She has extensive trial experience and is skilled at recognizing the important details of a malpractice case and developing a successful strategy, which includes leveraging our relationships with medical professionals who are willing to review cases and provide testimony.
Do You Have A Claim?
Malpractice can take many forms and be carried out by a number of health care providers, including doctors, nurses, pharmacists and hospital staff. To have a successful claim, there must be evidence of deviation from generally accepted standards of practice, specifically:
- Delaying or failing to properly diagnose a medical condition
- Failing to properly treat a medical condition
- Failing to perform a surgical procedure properly
- Failing to obtain a patient’s informed consent before performing a procedure
Our team of Cleveland medical malpractice lawyers can determine whether you have a strong case for compensation and pursue your rights. We have extensive experience handling malpractice claims involving issues such as:
- Aneurysms, including abdominal aortic, thoracic aortic and brain
- Birth injuries, including cerebral palsy and Erb’s palsy
- Cancer misdiagnosis
- Drug toxicity
- Negligence to the mother
- Post-surgical complications
- Pharmaceutical errors
- Long QT Syndrome/Prolonged QT Syndrome
- Pulmonary embolism
- Emergency room negligence
The Time To Act Is Now
Medical malpractice claims often turn on details such as the ability to obtain medical records and gather timely evidence. If you suspect you or a family member may have been harmed by negligence, it is important to act quickly in order to preserve your claim and have the best chance to obtain compensation.