Medical Malpractice


Medical Malpractice Defense Litigation

The cases involving our client, a large regional pediatric medical center and its employees and employed physicians, have ranged from simple personal injury claims to allegations of catastrophic injury and death.  All cases were fully litigated and either dismissed, settled or tried.  Dinsmore & Shohl has developed special skill in the handling of pediatric medical negligence claims, including analysis of complex pediatric medical issues, and development of and relationship with numerous experts nationwide.

Medical malpractice claim against physician dismissed

A medical malpractice claim filed with the West Virginia Board of Medicine against our client, an area physician, was dismissed.

Summary judgment obtained for client in medical malpractice claim

We obtained summary judgment for our client, a physician in West Virginia. Through an extensive and lengthy discovery processes, we were able to establish evidence the plaintiff had knowledge of the condition before the statute of limitations. The court granted a summary judgment.

Medical malpractice claims

We successfully defended numerous medical malpractice claims.

Anonymous Plaintiff v. Neurosurgery Practice

I represented the Defendant, a neurosurgery practice, in a suit seeking $2.1 million for medical malpractice.  The case resulted in a zero verdict.

Werden v. Children's Hospital Medical Center Appellate Briefing

The firm represented Children's Hospital in a case alleging medical malpractice.  A defense verdict was affirmed on appeal.

Spine Surgery Malpractice

Currently represent and defend a nationally recognized children's hospital against multiple (50+) claims of medical malpractice related to the care of a single spine surgeon.

Schirmer v. Children's Hospital Medical Center

Represented Children's Hospital Medical Center in medical malpractice action seeking to recover for "wrongful birth".  Argued on behalf of all defendants and obtained decision that Ohio does not recognize a "wrongful birth" cause of action.