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It Is Your Physician's Job To Look For Signs Of A Stroke

As one of the leading causes of death in the Ohio, strokes are sometimes, but not always, preventable. With cardiovascular disease affecting much of the population, physicians and health care providers have an obligation to watch for and monitor signs of the conditions that may increase the risk of stroke, such as high blood pressure, tobacco use, poor nutrition, obesity, high cholesterol, atrial fibrillation, cerebral aneurysm, carotid artery stenosis (a major risk for ischemic stroke) and diabetes.

While physicians cannot bear all of the responsibility for the health of their patients, physicians do make errors in judgment or treatment that result in a needless negative outcome for a patient. In the case of a stroke, the negative outcome could include permanent paralysis, cognitive disability and even death.

If a patient has symptoms of a stroke — such as disorientation, slurred speech or a serious headache — the doctor has a responsibility to fully consider and investigate the complaint. If an emergency room doctor or primary care physician fails to conduct a differential diagnosis and other tests, they may be guilty of negligence and medical malpractice.

We Step In When Negligence Results In Severe Or Fatal Injury From Stroke

The three generations of lawyers at The Lancione Law Firm are among the most successful medical malpractice attorneys in the country and have handled several cases involving the misdiagnosis or negligent treatment of stroke and heart attack in Ohio. With substantial experience representing seriously injured individuals, we are available to offer a thorough and accurate assessment of your situation.

Suffered A Preventable Stroke? Call Us Today For Your Free Consultation.

For a free initial consultation about your situation involving a hemorrhagic or ischemic stroke, please contact us online or call 440-331-6100. The Lancione Law Firm is proud to serve clients in Cleveland, Columbus, Toledo, Youngstown and other communities throughout Ohio.

Birth Injury

Birth Trauma
Causes Of Birth Injury
Cephalopelvic Disproportion
Fetal Distress During Labor
Midwife Error
Nonobstetric Surgery During Pregnancy
Obstetrical Nurse Negligence
Oxygen Deficiency
Placental Abruption
Premature Rupture Of Membranes
Prenatal Care Errors
Preterm Delivery
Uterine Ruptures
Dangerous Drugs Related To Birth Injury
Negligent High-Risk Birth Management
Advanced Maternal Age
Diabetes And Pregnancy
Premature Birth
Suspected Large Fetus
Twins, Triplets, Multiples
Birthing Complications
Drugs Used To Arrest Labor
Errors In Inducing Labor/Pitocin Errors
Fetal Monitoring During Labor
Forceps/Vacuum Extraction Delivery
Injuries From Delayed Birth
Umbilical Cord Complications
Breech Birth
Brachial Plexus Injury
Erb’s Palsy
Shoulder Dystocia
Cerebral Palsy
Medical Negligence & Cerebral Palsy
Did Medical Malpractice Cause Cerebral Palsy?
Newborn Hypoxia & Asphyxia
Pediatric Brain Injury
Resources To Help Your Child With CP
Infant Seizures
Neonatal Intensive Care (NICU) Errors
Cord Blood Gas Tests
Untreated Jaundice
Future Of A Child With A Birth Injury
The Effects Of A Birth Injury As Your Child Ages
Cesarean Section Errors
Delayed C-Section
Emergency C-Section
Vaginal Birth After C-Section (VBAC)
Wrongful Death
Maternal Injuries During Birth
Excessive Bleeding/Hemorrhage
Maternal Infections After Giving Birth
Blood Clots/Thromboembolic Disease
Neonatal Jaundice, Hyperbilirubinemia and Kernicterus
hypoxic ischemic encephalopathy

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