Cooper Elliott Blog tag: wrongful death

Positioning the Jury as the Protagonist

February 16, 2016

For personal injury and wrongful death attorneys, clear, effective communication is a vital element of any successful case. A key theme we’ve discussed before is how good communication with our clients enables us to seek justice and healing on their behalf. In this post, we’re going to examine effective communication from another perspective: that of …

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A Wrongful Death Illustrates the Importance of Caring for Our Independent Seniors

December 7, 2015

Societies have long wrestled with how to best care for senior citizens, but we are truly headed into uncharted territory as the Baby Boomer generation gets old. The largest generation in American history will also be the longest-lived—and they’re approaching their retirement years. For many, this may entail finding living arrangements that will provide varying …

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Ohio Malpractice Attorneys Hold Hospital Accountable for Wrongful Death

October 6, 2015

A “DNR,” or do not resuscitate order, is an advance directive used by hospitals to signify a patient’s desire to pass away without lifesaving intervention in the event that their heart stops or they stop breathing. These are typically used by patients who suffer from a terminal illness or other serious medical condition. It is …

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Wrongful Death Claims Versus Survival Claims: What’s The Difference?

March 18, 2014

When your client loses a loved one to a case of wrongful death, there are two distinct claims possibilities. The first and most obvious course of action is to file a claim under Ohio’s wrongful death statute. However, if the decedent suffered any conscious pain or suffering before death, even if only briefly, a survival …

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