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Doctors and other health care professionals may be held liable for injuries and damages caused by the failure to act within the accepted standard of care. In Ohio, there are specific laws governing unique areas of medical malpractice claims. The reality is that these cases are aggressively contested, complicated and usually very expensive to pursue. As a result, these cases must be screened and scrutinized during the evaluation process before a case is filed into court.
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Cleveland Emergency Room Errors Attorneys
People go to the emergency room because they believe they are suffering from a serious medical condition. They have a medical emergency and they have the right to expect that they will be treated appropriately. When they are not treated with the appropriate level of care, emergency room errors occur, most of which involve misdiagnosis or failure to diagnose a serious condition, such as a heart attack, stroke or aneurysm.
At the law firm of Caravona & Berg, we're committed to holding emergency room doctors and staff responsible for any harm that comes to a patient because of an error in the ER. If you or a loved one has been the victim of this type of negligence, we will help you pursue the compensation you deserve and are entitled to by law.Free Consultations About Pursuing Fair Compensation
E-mail us at or call us at (216) 696-6500 to discuss your ER negligence case with an experienced attorney serving Cleveland and the entire state of Ohio. We handle all medical malpractice cases on a contingency basis. That means you pay nothing unless we get results.
$800,000 settlement against an emergency room doctor who failed to diagnose a young girl’s fatal illness.
How Emergency Room Errors Happen
At the root of most ER errors is a doctor who is rushing through a patient's diagnosis. Doctors must carefully assess patients and set forth a differential diagnosis, in which they use judgment based on the empirical medicine, conduct the appropriate tests to rule out the most serious possible medical conditions first and take the steps necessary to find out exactly what is wrong with the patient. If necessary, X-rays need to be ordered and reviewed, medications including life saving antibiotics may need to be administered timely. The fact that an emergency room is understaffed and overburdened is no excuse for sending someone away without treating him or her properly. We take action when this happens.
Our attorneys know how to handle all challenges that stand between us and our goal: achieving maximum compensation for you. Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with a Cleveland emergency room errors lawyer so we can learn about your accident case and offer you guidance on your next steps. back to top
Cleveland Pathology Error Lawyers
People who suffer from serious medical conditions, such as cancer, receive care from more than just one doctor. Several medical professionals may be involved in their treatment, and much of what happened hinges on the results of lab tests. If something goes wrong in the lab, it can have a negative impact on the patient's treatment. If the lab misses something critical, the patient could be misdiagnosed or not diagnosed at all.
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If you or a loved one has suffered from a serious medical condition that may have been misdiagnosed because of a pathology error in Ohio, you should discuss your case with us.
We are the medical malpractice trial team at Caravona & Berg. We build strong cases, in part by bringing in experts in the field of pathology and radiology. We gather all of the facts necessary to take a case to trial, which we will do if our opponent does not offer full and fair compensation.
Different Types of Lab Errors
Our investigation of your case may reveal any number of errors that took place in the lab. Perhaps you were given the wrong test. Perhaps your test results were provided to another patient, and vice versa. Perhaps the test results were completely accurate, but somehow did not make their way to your doctor so that you could be properly treated. These are absolutely inexcusable mistakes, mistakes that can lead to delays in treatment that have a lifelong impact on your health and your ability to recover.We represent pathology malpractice victims in communities throughout Ohio. Contact us to arrange a free consultation with an experienced Cleveland pathology error attorney today. We handle all pathology error liability claims on a contingency fee basis. You don't pay attorneys' fees unless we help you recover money damages. back to top
Cleveland Cerebral Palsy Attorneys
Ohio Birth Injury Lawyers
Has your newborn child been diagnosed with cerebral palsy? Do you believe that this condition was caused by the negligence of the doctors and medical professionals involved in your child's birth? You have the right to discuss your case with an experienced medical malpractice attorney to find out whether you can pursue compensation.
At the law firm of Caravona & Berg, we have experience handling personal injury cases, including those involving birth injuries. We know about the care that must be used in investigating and building these cases. You can be confident in our ability not only to get you compensation, but to get the answers you have been looking for.
Free Consultations About Getting Justice and CompensationE-mail us at or call us at (216) 696-6500 to discuss your cerebral palsy case with an experienced lawyer serving Cleveland and the entire state of Ohio. We handle all birth malpractice cases on a contingency basis. That means you pay nothing unless we get results.
Investigating Cerebral Palsy Cases
Cerebral palsy is a form of brain damage caused by lack of oxygen to the brain. This could be the result of a doctor not performing a C-section in a timely manner, not recognizing a breech birth or not addressing a prolapsed umbilical cord. It could also be the result of improper use of medications. We will find out exactly what was done wrong and we will hold the negligent doctor accountable. back to top
Our investigation is not limited to finding out what happened. We also take care to look to your child's future. We want to know exactly what care your child will need and how much that care will cost. Will your home need to be altered? Will you need a van with a wheelchair lift? Will your child need nursing care? If so, how many hours of it per day? We will find answers to these questions and make sure you are adequately compensated.
Contact us today to schedule a free consultation with a Cleveland cerebral palsy lawyer so we can offer you guidance on your next steps.
Cleveland Labor and Delivery Injury Lawyers
While birth injuries can occur as a result of a wide range of errors, many of which can take place well before the mother goes into labor, some of the most damaging are the result of negligence that takes place during, or immediately prior to, delivery.At the law firm of Caravona & Berg, our lawyers understand that it may not be obvious to you where the doctor made an error. All you know is that something went wrong. You want to find out what. You want to be compensated. We will investigate and find the answers you need. We will work hard to get compensation for past, present and future medical care for your child.
What Went Wrong?
There are many mistakes that can happen. Our investigation may reveal prenatal delivery issues, including a failure to put the mother on the right care prior to delivery, such as ordering bed rest and taking steps to keep hypertension down. We may find out that improper fetal monitoring took place, or that forceps were used improperly during childbirth.
$1,050,000 settlement against a doctor and hospital for brain injuries caused by a baby not getting enough oxygen during delivery.
Injury or Wrongful Death of the Mother During Childbirth
In addition to representing mothers and fathers whose children have suffered due to negligence during childbirth, we also represent the families of mothers who were injured or suffered wrongful death due to doctor negligence. These cases may involve anesthesia errors and other errors. We can handle all delivery injury cases.
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We represent victims in communities throughout Ohio and surrounding states. Contact us to arrange a free consultation with an experienced Cleveland labor and delivery injury attorney today. We handle all birth trauma claims on a contingency fee basis. You don't pay attorneys' fees unless we help you recover money damages. back to top
Ohio Medical Malpractice Attorneys
Medical errors can cause serious injury or wrongful death and the devastating effects are felt by family members and loved ones. These errors can include negligent acts as well as failures to act. Caravona & Berg can help victims and families of victims who have been affected by medical malpractice. We have represented clients whom have been injured in a wide range of medical malpractice cases. These include birth injuries, surgery, anesthesia, and failure to diagnose a medical condition.