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A Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorney Explains Mistakes that Lead to a Claim

Mellino Law Firm

Medical malpractice is a broad term. It can refer to negligence, the inability of a doctor to properly care for a patient, patient abandonment or failure to treat a patient; it can also refer to a blatant mistake in diagnosis, care, or treatment.

From expensive medical bills to lost wages, the cost of these mistakes is endless. Filing a claim allows patients to recoup these costs.

Medical malpractice claims typically stem from one of the following reasons:

Ohio’s statute of limitations only allows one year to file a medical malpractice claim. When that window of time closes, you will no longer be able to file a lawsuit against the doctor that injured you.

If you have questions about a potential claim, contact our Cleveland office today for a free consultation.


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