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Ohio Medical Malpractice Lawyers

We Hold Medical Professionals Accountable

When you are sick or hurt, you should be able to trust the doctors, nurses, and other providers who take care of you. But a single mistake can change your life forever. When medical providers fail to meet professional standards, we’ll make sure they’re held responsible.

When you are sick or hurt, you should be able to trust the doctors, nurses, and other providers who take care of you. But a single mistake can change your life forever. When medical providers fail to meet professional standards, we’ll make sure they’re held responsible.

“I had a medical malpractice case against two large hospital systems in the Central Ohio area exponentially complicated by the newly-enacted COVID-19 laws. In spite of every attempt by the State to obstruct my rights, Cooper Elliott has been astutely fighting for and defending these rights to safe and effective medical treatment. Ben Cooper and his team have never wavered in their dedication to support, defend and litigate my case; indeed, the case for all Ohioans who have/may unfortunately contract the COVID-19 virus. Ben is an absolute stand up guy, and if you give his a chance to represent you in your case, they will defend your rights assertively and with the personal care as if you are family.”
David Wright

Medical Malpractice In Ohio

We uncover the truth behind what happened to you.

Medical malpractice cases can be difficult to prove because there are so many people, supplies, and systems that go into healthcare. Maybe a doctor made a mistake, or maybe the hospital has been poorly managed for years. The medical malpractice lawyers at Cooper Elliott dig deep to understand what really went wrong and how it led to your injury.

Anesthesia Errors

Administering an incorrect dosage, improper intubation, or failure to monitor a patient

Childbirth Injuries

Failure to properly attend to the mother and baby throughout labor and delivery

Misdiagnosis

Failure to identify a medical condition that resulted in serious harm or death

Hospital Management

Lack of training, unsterile equipment, and poor maintenance practices that affect patient health

Physician Malpractice

Incompetence, negligence, and distractions that lead to serious injuries or death

Pharmacy Errors

Dispensing the wrong medication or incorrect dosage that causes harm

Medical Malpractice Lawyers In Columbus And Cincinnati

Let us handle your claim so you can focus on healing.

Serious injuries from medical malpractice impact everyday activities. We want you to focus on healing and rebuilding your life, so we work to protect your rights and figure out who should be held accountable. Then we do everything we can to fight for you to seek justice and make sure it doesn’t happen again.

We listen to you.

Share your story and how your injuries have affected your life at your initial consultation.

We investigate your claim.

We gather information, interview witnesses, and obtain medical records and other important documents.

We work with experts.

We hire world-class medical experts to prove that a provider violated the standard of care and that such violation caused you harm.

We handle all aspects of your case.

You can rely on our experience at every step, from filing court documents to trying your case in front of a jury.

We stand by you.

We negotiate medical bills and share resources to help you rebuild your life.

We find creative solutions.

In addition to financial compensation, a settlement can demand new hospital policies or something that will prevent this from happening again.

Medical Malpractice Lawyers Who Fight For You

Our case results speak for themselves.

*The outcome of any client’s case will depend on the particular legal and factual circumstances of the case.
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Questions About Medical Malpractice Cases

Frequently Asked Questions

We understand that you may have questions about whether you have a case or the timing involved with filing a medical malpractice lawsuit. Here are answers to what many of our clients want to know.

Who can file a medical malpractice claim?

Our attorneys will take care of filing the legal documents required for your medical malpractice claim. From a legal perspective, though, the following parties can file a civil action for medical malpractice:

  • The victim if they are an adult with the mental capacity to do so
  • The victim’s parents if the victim is a minor
  • The person who has power of attorney for the victim if the victim is incapacitated
  • The victim’s spouse, parent, adult child, or another beneficiary if the victim is deceased

Is there a medical malpractice statute of limitations?

The statute of limitations is the deadline for bringing legal action. Each state has its own medical malpractice statute of limitations, but these laws are more than a simple number. The amount of time you have to take action may start on the date the medical malpractice occurred, when someone realized or should have realized that malpractice occurred, or when the patient last saw the doctor.

That’s why it’s important to work with lawyers specializing in medical malpractice. At Cooper Elliott, we understand the complex legal requirements involved with filing a medical malpractice lawsuit, and we know what it takes to win.

How do I know if I have a case against a doctor or hospital?

You start by talking to us. Medical malpractice lawsuits are complex cases that often involve legals teams from hospitals and insurance companies. This is not something to do on your own. Make an appointment to talk to the top medical malpractice attorneys at Cooper Elliott. During your free consultation, you can tell us what happened, then we can discuss different ways to approach your claim.

Can I file a medical malpractice claim even if I signed a consent form?

Yes. There’s no form that provides legal protection for a doctor’s negligence.

Does the case boil down to my word against theirs?

No. We interview witnesses, subpoena medical documents, and gather all the information we can to understand what happened. Then we bring in top experts in specialized medical fields who can explain how the doctor was negligent and how that negligence led to your suffering.

What can I expect in our initial consultation?

You will meet with an experienced attorney who will listen to your story and discuss the legal options available to you.

We will be honest with you about how the legal system works and possible avenues to explore to seek justice for your injuries.

Every day, we meet with people who are picking up the pieces of their life after a tragedy. We understand, and we won’t pressure you into doing anything you don’t want to do at any step in the process.

Medical Malpractice Attorneys In Ohio

Let us fight for you.

If a medical professional or hospital has caused you harm, we can help you seek justice. Schedule a free consultation today so you can understand your options. Here’s how the process works:

  • Initial Conversation
  • Case Evaluation
  • Filing of Lawsuit
  • Exchange of Information
  • Mediation
  • Trial
  • Initial Conversation
  • Case Evaluation
  • Filing of Lawsuit
  • Exchange of Information
  • Mediation
  • Trial

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