Herbert, Joseph E. Attorney

Herbert, Joseph E. Attorney from Akron Ohio works as Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers, and Medical Malpractice Lawyers. Feel free to contact us at the following contact information.

222 South Main Street Akron Ohio, 44308
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(330)376-2700

(330)376-4577

www.ralaw.com

jherbert(at)ralaw.com

Specialties of Herbert, Joseph E. Attorney:
  • Malpractice & Negligence Lawyers
  • Medical Malpractice Lawyers
Medical Malpractice Lawyers: Medical malpractice law in the United States is derived from English common law, and was developed by rulings in various state courts. Medical malpractice lawsuits are a relatively common occurrence in the United States. The legal system is designed to encourage extensive discovery and negotiations between adversarial parties with the goal of resolving the dispute without going to jury trial. The injured patient must show that the physician acted negligently in rendering care, and that such negligence resulted in injury. To do so, four legal elements must be proven: (1) a professional duty owed to the patient; (2) breach of such duty; (3) injury caused by the breach; and (4) resulting damages. Money damages, if awarded, typically take into account both actual economic loss and noneconomic loss, such as pain and suffering.

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