Cleveland Medical Claims Attorney
Researchers identified medical errors as the third leading cause of death in the U.S. in a recent study. Doctors, hospitals, pharmacists, nursing homes, and other healthcare providers have a duty to meet certain standards in the quality of care they provide. When they fail in that duty and patients are injured as a result, it can give rise to medical claims for compensation.
To work with the Cleveland medical claims lawyer at Dodosh Law Offices, call (440) 298-2344 or submit an online contact form here. Located by Crocker Park, the firm accepts cases in Cleveland, Westlake, Independence, and the surrounding counties of Summit, Medina, Cuyahoga, and Lorain.
Types of Medical Claims the Firm Handles
Dodosh Law Offices focuses its practice on personal injury matters. Medical claims they handle include the following:
- Medical malpractice: Every year in the U.S., insurance companies pay out billions of dollars for medical malpractice claims. Serious medical errors can cause injury or death to patients. These include failure to diagnose, misdiagnosis, surgical error, birth injury, medication error, and medical mistakes in administering anesthesia.
- Nursing home abuse and neglect: Nursing homes have a duty to protect and properly care for elderly residents entrusted in their care. Nursing home abuse can occur in several different forms – physical abuse, emotional abuse, sexual abuse, financial exploitation, and neglect.
Responsible Parties in Medical Claims
People who have been injured through medical negligence have a right to seek compensation for their loss. Medical claims provide a legal means to hold negligent providers accountable for the harm they have caused. Potentially liable parties in medical claims include:
- Nurse practitioners
- Physician’s assistants
- Nursing home facilities
Compensation Available for Medical Claims
Patients injured through medical negligence are entitled to claim compensation for their losses. Each case is different. Depending on the circumstances, damages in a medical claim may include past and future medical expenses, lost wages, loss of future earning capacity, and pain and suffering.
Contact Dodosh Law Offices at (440) 298-2344 if you or your loved one was injured by medical negligence. Attorney Dodosh can review your case and inform you as to what damages you may be entitled to claim.
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