The definition of medical malpractice is professional carelessness or negligence committed by a doctor or nurse.
To file a medical malpractice lawsuit, you must prove three elements: negligence, causation, and damages or harm. Before you can file this kind of suit, Ohio law requires that an expert doctor review the victim’s medical records. The doctor must determine whether there is good cause to sue. Both sides must hire medical experts or doctors to support their positions.
How Do You Know if You Have a Medical Malpractice Claim?
If you or a family member have been injured due to the carelessness or negligence of a professional health care provider, you may have a valid medical malpractice claim. And you may be entitled to compensation. Nancy C. Iler Law Firm can help recover damages when a healthcare professional is negligent and that negligence has caused you injury.
Combining Medical and Legal Expertise
When you hire our firm, Nancy Iler is involved in every aspect of your case from medical research to investigation and the trial.
Nancy began her career as a registered nurse, and later earned her law degree to become a patient advocate. As a team, our firm fights for individuals and families that have been injured.
Our Cleveland law firm handles a variety of medical malpractice cases in Cuyahoga and other Ohio counties:
- Anesthesia errors
- Birth injuries (e.g., brain damage, brachial plexus injury, retinopathy of prematurity)
- Cancer (e.g., breast, colon, lung)
- Emergency room medicine
- Missed or improper diagnoses
- Orthopedic injuries
- Spinal cord injury or paralysis
- Strokes and heart attacks
- Surgical errors