Jan 23 2015

Fair Is Fair, Unless You’re A Victim Of Medical Malpractice

It’s that time of year when my office gets reminders in the mail about what we must have posted and visible to all employees.  They are entitled, by law, to be apprised of their rights if they hurt themselves here, or become too ill to work.  That’s through Worker’s Compensation and through disability benefits. Posters […]

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Dec 2 2014

Will Ohio Doctors Say “It’s My Fault”?

Words can mean a lot when patients are injured or killed by medical malpractice.  First came the phrase, “I’m sorry,” which I discussed just over one year ago in this post.  Even the medical establishment has recognized the true value of an apology, as they have come to acknowledge that medical malpractice lawsuits are not […]

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Nov 29 2014

Changing The Way The Medical Industry Processes Medical Errors

Patients who become victims of medical malpractice rarely receive an acknowledgement of the mistake, or an apology, according to a new study by Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. Apparently, only 9% of the patients who participated in the study said that the medical provider/facility voluntarily disclosed the mistake. When harm was disclosed, it was […]

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