FIGHTING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE IS OUR PRACTICE
The Mishkind Law Firm is a personal injury law firm dedicated to professionally, thoroughly and aggressively representing victims of medical, hospital and nursing home negligence. Our Cleveland Medical Malpractice Lawyers represent clients throughout Ohio including Lucas, Summit, Sandusky, Geauga,Franklin, Hamilton, Butler, Williams, Fulton, Lucas, Ottawa, Erie, Lorain, Cuyahoga, Lake, Ashtabula, Defiance, Henry, Wood and Sandusky counties within the following areas:
Cleveland Medical Malpractice Lawyer Howard D. Mishkind, and his highly qualified staff of attorneys, have over 60 years of combined experience in Ohio courtrooms. At the firm, each medical malpractice case is personally reviewed and evaluated by the attorneys at Mishkind Law Firm and an extensive network of specialists. These specialists include medical experts, an on-staff registered nurse, engineers, forensic accountants, finance and evaluation professionals, economists and actuaries.
The attorneys at Mishkind Law Firm are patient safety advocates. He have the experience, the resources and the reputation to help you or your loved ones obtain justice. Should a doctor or hospital be held responsible for your injuries? Let us get your questions answered and hold the responsible party accountable.
VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS
Secured $25.5 million dollar verdict:
Baby Doe was delivered at ABC Hospital in 1994. Her mother experienced a complication just before delivery that led to oxygen deprivation in Baby Doe. This case had previously been rejected by another prominent Cleveland law firm. At trial, it was proved that the hospital failed to follow its own protocol for an obstetrical emergency. Prior to trial, a mock jury was utilized to help focus on the important issues of the case from a lay perspective. During trial, shadow jurors were used to follow the court proceedings. We adjusted his presentation during trial to meet the concerns of the shadow jurors as they arose. After two and one-half days of deliberation, the jury awarded $17,000,000.00 to Baby Doe and her parents. Because the hospital failed to make a good faith settlement offer before trial, we obtained an additional $8,500,000.00 in prejudgment interest. Baby Doe's ultimate judgment is one of the largest malpractice medical malpractice verdicts in the history in the State of Ohio.
Secured $7 million dollar verdict:
Medical malpractice case. Client was transferred from the PACU to an unmonitored medical floor without an EKG monitor, without pulse oximetry monitoring, and without continuous blood pressure monitoring. Less than four hours later he was found in cardiopulmonary arrest. The patient experienced a cardiorespiratory arrest that has resulted in anoxic encephalopathy.
Litigated a $3.1 million dollars compensatory, $3 million dollars punitive settlement in a medical malpractice wrongful death case against a hospital.
Wrongful death case. The plaintiff's decedent, a special needs young adult, developed a need for dialysis secondary to cystic medullary disease. Because plaintiff had to return to work, it was necessary to hire a health care professional to baby sit or otherwise watch plaintiff's decedent during dialysis. Plaintiff's decedent had previously demonstrated a tendency to play or fidget or tug at her catheter lines during dialysis if she wasn't preoccupied. The home health care group, Medlink, hired a convicted felon contrary to Ohio statute to stay with plaintiff's decedent. On the day in issue, the Medlink employee abandoned plaintiff's decedent which enabled plaintiff's decedent to pull out her catheter line resulting in an air embolism and a severe anoxic injury. Plaintiff's decedent lived for a few weeks thereafter before dialysis was discontinued resulting in plaintiff's decedent's death. Prejudgment interest proceedings are pending. Furthermore, the defendant Medlink has appealed to the Eighth District Court of Appeals.
If you have been a victim of medical malpractice or have lost a loved one as the result of wrongful death, please contact Cleveland Medical Malpractice Lawyers Mishkind Law Firm at 866-435-1682, or complete the contact form provided on this site to arrange for your free consultation.
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