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February 2019 Archives

Causes and consequences of medical errors in Ohio

There are many good hospitals and other medical facilities in Ohio. Perhaps you and your family have been under the care of the same physician for years. Nowadays, however, it's not uncommon to see several different doctors every time you seek a medical examination, especially if you are receiving prenatal care in pregnancy. There's always a risk that you may suffer injury or illness when exposed to a medical environment. 

Mount Carmel Releases Investigation Timeline, Identifies Another Victim

Mount Carmel recently released an "investigation timeline" purportedly detailing what they have learned about Dr. William Husel's role in prescribing excessive and potentially fatal doses of Fentanyl.

Did Dr. Husel Improperly Declare Patients Brain Dead?

Yesterday, Leeseberg & Valentine put out a press release advising local media that it appears Dr. Husel failed to follow guidelines for determining when a patient is "brain dead". Attorney Gerald Leeseberg stated, based on guidelines from the American Academy of Neurology for determining brain death, it appears that "virtually none ... were complied with, completed and/or documented by Dr. Husel before advising family members that their loved ones were 'brain dead.'"

What is in Mount Carmel's "Plan of Correction"?

We recently obtained a copy of Mount Carmel's "Plan of Correction," which details, among other things, the following information:

Our Recent Blog Posts

  • Jun 07 : Medical malpractice: Did your surgeon fail in his or her duty?
    No one in Ohio or elsewhere likes to think about needing surgery. If you're preparing for an upcoming procedure or are still recovering from a recent operation, such thoughts are likely front and center in your mind. Perhaps you're the...
  • May 22 : Former Client Featured in USA Today to Promote Maternal Safety
    USA Today recently published an article featuring a former client as part of their "Deadly Deliveries" series detailing their investigation into maternal safety and childbirth complications in the United States. Leeseberg & Valentine represented Emilee Strezinski after she suffered complications...
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