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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 while delivering her daughter at Community Memorial Hospital in Hicksville, Ohio. During her delivery, her doctor decided to do an episiotomy, a surgical cut to the vagina during childbirth, that resulted in severe lacerations to her rectum, anus, and sphincter and caused significant pain, leakage, constipation, and incontinence. Emilee alleged her physician was negligent in performing the episitomy and Leeseberg & Valentine was ultimately able to secure a significant settlement on her behalf.

Are you at risk for a medication error in an Ohio hospital?

Having to stay in the hospital, even for one day, can be stressful and upsetting. If you're scheduled for surgery in an Ohio hospital or you wound up in admittance because of an urgent circumstance such as a car accident injury, you will no doubt be depending on an entire team of licensed medical professionals to help you get well.

Things that should never happen in Ohio hospitals

Ohio hospitals are often busy, chaotic places, especially in emergency rooms. If you suffer an injury or schedule a surgical procedure, you may wind up spending a lot more time in the hospital than you'd ever prefer to do. When you need hospital care, you typically interact with numerous licensed medical professionals while you're there. Especially if you are having surgery, you will likely be in frequent contact with your own doctor, your surgeon and a whole team of nurses and other medical workers.

Our Recent Blog Posts

  • Oct 17 : You should receive safe and quality care in Ohio hospitals
    What is the difference between safety and quality regarding medical care in an Ohio hospital? When you enter a hospital for medical treatment, examination or surgery, you can reasonably expect to receive care in accordance with accepted safety standards and...
  • Oct 04 : Not feeling so well after surgery at an Ohio hospital?
    No one wants to have surgery. Whether you elected to undergo a particular procedure, or a doctor highly recommended it to help improve (or save) your life, the idea of having surgery causes most people stress. It's so important that...
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