There are several types of professional malpractice recognized in the State of Ohio. The most common type of professional malpractice is medical malpractice, which is now the third leading cause of death in the United States. Other professionals, such as attorneys, accountants, dentists, pharmacists, and architects are held to certain standards of care or service and damages can be recovered if those standards are not met.

If you believe you have been harmed by a negligent professional, please contact us immediately as there are strict time limitations in Ohio for pursuing these matters.

Types of Professional Malpractice

Attorney or Legal Malpractice

involves negligence on the part of an attorney representing a client in a legal matter.

Dental Malpractice

also known as dental negligence, is the avoidable injury caused by a dental professional who fails to provide proper care.

Accounting Malpractice

is the negligent or careless preparation of financial documents, accounts, statements or taxes.

Pharmaceutical Malpractice

this type of professional negligence typically deals with prescription errors, providing the wrong dosage, mislabeling of prescriptions, or incorrect medications.

Therapist Malpractice

is the negligence of a physical, occupational, speech therapist or licensed counselor that causes injury in the circumstances of a hospital, nursing home, or private setting.

What Should You Do?

If you believe you have been harmed as the result of professional malpractice, the first step to take is to contact a licensed practicing attorney. Depending on the type of malpractice or negligence, you will have a limited amount of time to take action. Consulting with an attorney can help you determine if your situation merits legal action.

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"Professionals such as doctors, dentists, accountants, lawyers, and others are required to provide services that meet specific levels of service or care. When that standard of care is not met and an injury results, you may be entitled to compensation."

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