Christopher Michael Mellino’s Guides

Christopher Michael Mellino

Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorney.

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  1. Botox Treatment and Side Effects Can Include Allergic Reactions

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, over 1 year ago.

    Although the Botox treatment is supposed to make you feel better about yourself and your appearance, in some cases, the very opposite happens. Botox may cause side effects in some patients. These may include milder side effects like bruising and nausea to muscle weakness, vision ...

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  2. Common Defenses in Medical Malpractice Lawsuit Cases

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, over 1 year ago.

    When filing medical malpractice lawsuit cases, there are many common defenses for which you should be prepared. If youre considering filing a malpractice claim, it may benefit your case to learn about these defense strategies before proceeding with your case. A personal injury at...

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  3. Burn Injuries from Laser Surgery at Medical Spas

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, over 1 year ago.

    With the spa industry now booming, burn injuries from laser surgery lawsuits are on the rise. Of course, when you book an appointment at a medi-spa for a cosmetic procedure, medical spa liability is probably the last thing on your mind. However, if youve suffered an injury due to...

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  4. The General Timeline of a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, over 1 year ago.

    Medical malpractice lawsuits are a legal course of action that enables injured patients to seek compensation should they become injured due to medical negligence. If you think you may have viable cause for filing a claim, seek the legal counsel of malpractice attorneys in Clevela...

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  5. Hospital Acquired Infections: Risks and Medical Malpractice

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, over 1 year ago.

    Five percent of patients contract a hospital acquired infection(HAI), according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Also called nosocomial infections, one percent of HAIs lead to death. If you contract an infection because of hospital or healthcare negligence, con...

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  6. Medical Malpractice Insurance Can Cover Doctors Sued for Negligence

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, over 1 year ago.

    Doctors are generally covered by medical malpractice insurance, which protects them financially if a lawsuit is filed against them. Lawsuits for medical negligence can extend into the millions of dollars in some cases, which healthcare professionals generally cannot afford. Type...

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  7. Pain after Colonoscopy: Options for Post-Colonoscopy Complications Because of Malpractice

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, almost 2 years ago.

    Persistent pain after colonoscopy procedures may indicate post-colonoscopy complications, although some discomfort may be expected. The procedure typically recommended for individuals over 50, at risk of certain conditions, or who exhibit possible signs or symptoms may leave p...

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  8. 10 Possible Hospital Errors: Filing a Claim for Medical Negligence

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, almost 2 years ago.

    Hospital errors can be a frightening thing. Although you may go to a hospital or doctor for help when you or a loved one is ill or injured, in cases of medical negligence and error, you could end up in worse condition than before your visit. A report by the Institute of Medicine ...

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  9. Cleveland Car Accident Attorney: What to Do When Your Driver Caused the Accident

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, almost 2 years ago.

    Talking with a Cleveland car accident attorney can help you understand accident liability for passengers. Although many of these cases involve negligence of another driver in a different vehicle, fault can also be found with the driver of the car in which you were traveling. What...

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  10. Cleveland Medical Malpractice Law Firm Looks at Claim Damages

    Written by attorney Christopher Mellino, almost 2 years ago.

    Consulting with a Cleveland medical malpractice law firm can help you learn the claim damages that may be available if you were injured at the hands of a healthcare provider. This information will depend on a variety of factors, such as the extent of your injuries and the impact ...

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