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What Kind of Evidence Is Required in a Medical Malpractice Claim?

What Is Medical Malpractice?

Medical malpractice occurs when a doctor or other healthcare provider makes a mistake during your care that causes serious injury, illness, disability, disfigurement, or death.

What Evidence Do I Need to File a Successful Lawsuit?

When you meet with your medical malpractice attorney, he or she will need:

  • medical records;
  • paperwork, such as bills, from the doctor or hospital in question;
  • contact information for all eyewitnesses, such as in the case of nursing home abuse; and
  • statements from family and friends who may have pertinent information.

Having this information will make it easier to prove your case. You may also have to enlist the services of an expert witness, who will testify that your damages were, in fact, caused by faulty medical care.

How Do I File a Medical Malpractice Claim in Cleveland?

Attorneys Chris Mellino and Tom Robenalt invite you to contact them with any questions you have about a medical mistake, an injury, or Ohio’s statute of limitations. For general information about filing a medical malpractice claim in Ohio, request or download Chris’ free, easy-to-read guide.

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