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Medical malpractice claims often difficult to litigate

Whatever residents of Ohio and Kentucky may be told by insurance companies and medical providers, the majority of individuals claiming injuries do to medical mistakes do not prevail at trial. A study has shown that 79.6 percent of medical malpractice cases end up with favorable verdicts for doctors - though as we will get to below, such a statistic can be misleading.

Woman with headache sent home and ends up paralyzed

A physician's failure to diagnose a problem may be a common event, but it often can also lead catastrophic consequences. Out in the western U.S. a jury just returned a $3.9 million verdict against a physician who sent a woman home that was suffering from severe migraine headaches and extremely high blood pressure.

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