Personal Injury Law Cleveland malpractice lawyer | Law Firm Newswire - Part 2

Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) September 11, 2012 – The jury found medical negligence was the cause of a birth injury and awarded the mother $78.5 million. “This was a very sad case for the mother of a baby who sustained brain damage and developed spastic quadriplegic cerebral palsy. She had hoped for a normal birth and to deliver a normal baby. Both hopes were brutally dashed as a result of the negligence of the medical center and medical professionals ostensibly helping her give birth,” explained Christopher Mellino, a Cleveland medical malpractice lawyer of Mellino Robenalt LLC, in Ohio. This […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) September 07, 2012 – Surgeon with 122 medical malpractice lawsuits filed against him is still giving advice and practicing medicine. “This story will seriously make you question whether or not to rely on medical advice handed out online. Dr. Spryos Panos, who claims to be one of the most skilled orthopedic surgeons in America, is facing 122 medical malpractice lawsuits. He even offers advice in online forums relating to orthopedic topics, ranging from caring for joints to if and when surgery may be required as a result of sports injuries,” explained Christopher Mellino, a Cleveland […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) August 22, 2012 – Case of surgery gone wrong results in medical malpractice suit. “I’ve seen a lot of strange cases in my medical malpractice career,” said Christopher Mellino, a Cleveland medical malpractice lawyer with Mellino Robenalt LLC, in Ohio. “However, this one is so fraught with errors, delays and red tape, it beats all the rest. A desperately ill man waiting for a kidney transplant has gone through hell and back, lived through the death of his sister and had his hopes crushed more than once while waiting for the call that will save […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) August 9, 2012 – Parents who suspect their child has a birth defect may qualify for assistance. “For parents with a child who has cerebral palsy, it is difficult to know if it was the result of negligence at birth because, neurologically speaking, symptoms of cerebral palsy may not manifest until later in a child’s life. This permanent birth injury is a life-altering event that impacts the whole family unit,” said Christopher Mellino, a Cleveland medical malpractice lawyer with Mellino Robenalt LLC, Ohio. Cerebral palsy is one of the most serious and devastating birth injuries […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) July 18, 2012 – The most frequently sued medical professionals are obstetrician-gynecologists. This is not always due to medical negligence. “No matter how careful, cautious and caring an obstetrician-gynecologist (ob-gyn) may be, there are situations where even top-notch care does not guarantee a perfect outcome. According to statistics released by the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, just about 90 percent of their members have been sued. In breaking down those numbers, it indicates that most ob-gyns will be sued about three times during the course of their career,” explained Christopher Mellino. Mellino is a […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) July 12, 2012 – Even if the delivery went well, and there are no immediate signs of birth injuries, they may not show up until later. “Delivering babies is a balancing act for the doctor, involving a lot of skill and finely tuned instincts and years of medical training. Even with all their education and experience, some things just don’t go the way they should. Other things, they have no control over. During a delivery, there is a high risk of birth injuries, and some of them may not show up for months to years […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) May 23, 2012 – If politicians would stop trying to shift responsibility in medical malpractice cases, justice might be done. “It’s quite disturbing to watch the political intervention in medical malpractice issues. It strips away patient’s rights, and leaves them in a real bind, trying to pay for their care for injuries that a medical professional caused. Whatever happened to accepting responsibility? More to the point, whatever happened to doctors taking the initiative to accept responsibility for screwing up?” inquired Christopher Mellino. Mellino is a Cleveland medical malpractice lawyer of Mellino Robenalt LLC, in Ohio. […]


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Cleveland, OH (Law Firm Newswire) May 4, 2012 – A patient with migraines gets a cerebral angiogram. She was not told about the risks, or why she had to have the procedure. “In this case, a 43-year-old woman agreed to have a medical procedure done to attempt to determine the cause of her life-long migraines. She had several MRIs and other non-invasive medical tests, but the doctors decided she should have a cerebral angiogram. They thought it would tell them what was causing her headaches. She went along with that idea, because they were doctors, and they should know what […]


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