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Ohio Medical Malpractice Lawyer

When your trusted healthcare provider’s mistake costs you, an experienced medical malpractice lawyer in Ohio may be able to help you get justice.

You should be able to trust that your physician, pediatrician, surgeon, nurse, and other healthcare providers know what they are doing and won’t make careless mistakes. Sadly, the healthcare industry is just as likely to see errors made as any other work environment. The consequences, however, can be devastating. 

If you have reason to believe a healthcare provider mistake caused your injury or illness, you may have grounds for a civil claim. An Ohio medical malpractice lawyer at Rafidi, Pallante & Melewski LLC could help you get the justice you deserve. Read on to learn more about medical malpractice and how a Columbus personal injury lawyer can help.

Liability For Medical Malpractice Lawsuits in Ohio

For you to win your Ohio medical malpractice lawsuit, your lawyer will need to be able to show to the judge and jury the defendant is responsible for causing the injury or illness you endured under their care. This means your attorney will be tasked with figuring out which parties may have contributed to your injuries. 

As a general rule, anyone involved in your healthcare could be partially liable for what you’ve been through. Some of the more common healthcare providers that have medical malpractice lawsuits brought against them include:

  • Physicians
  • Obstetricians
  • Midwives
  • Pediatricians
  • Nurses
  • Surgeons
  • Anesthesiologists

But these are only a few of the different medical professionals who could be named as liable in a medical malpractice claim. Your Ohio injury lawyer will be able to ascertain who is at fault for your condition after examining your medical records and the details of your case. 

How to Win Your Ohio Medical Malpractice Claim

Everyone makes mistakes, but when people’s lives are on the line, as they frequently are in the healthcare industry, mistakes are unacceptable. Healthcare workers are almost always protected by malpractice insurance. This means your first step for your Ohio medical malpractice case will be to file a claim with the insurance company. 

In some cases, we may be able to get the insurer to compensate you fairly for what you’ve been through. But there are several instances in which we may need to bring your case to court. If the insurer is unwilling to settle your claim reasonably, or if the value of your lawsuit exceeds the insurance company’s obligation, going to court may be the only way to get full compensation. 

When you want to win, being willing to go through both the insurance and civil claims processes can maximize the amount you are awarded for your suffering. 

Contact a Medical Malpractice Lawyer in Ohio

If you are unsure whether you should pursue a civil claim, or if you are ready to move forward with yours, call an Ohio medical malpractice lawyer at Rafidi, Pallante & Melewski LLC to discuss the individual details of your case. We can be reached at 1-866-494-5387 or through the convenient contact form below when you are ready to schedule your free, no-obligation consultation.