Robert Craig McLaughlin’s Answers

Robert Craig McLaughlin

Cleveland Medical Malpractice Attorney.

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  1. Being rear ended while being at a complete stop

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Craig McLaughlin
    2. Nima Taradji
    3. Jeffrey Michael Donato
    3 lawyer answers

    If I am reading your question right, the fact that your mother was not a licensed driver should not keep the liability insurance company for the other driver who rear-ended your mother from paying for the property damage to your car. In addition, if your mother was injured, she may also be able to make a personal injury claim against the other driver. Your mother's status as an unlicensed driver will likely only affect her ability to access any benefits (i.e., medical payments coverage or...

  2. Do I have a straight forward medical negligence claim?

    Answered over 4 years ago.

    1. Robert Craig McLaughlin
    2. Andrew Daniel Myers
    3. Nima Taradji
    4. Jeffrey Michael Donato
    4 lawyer answers

    In Ohio, you generally have one year from the date of the alleged medical negligence to settle your claim or file suit. This is called the statute of limitations. So you have to act fast or you could be prevented from bringing a claim, regardless of its merit. In order to prove a medical negligence case you need to establish what the standard of care is for a doctor who is presented with a patient like your mother (i.e., age, medical conditions, symptoms, etc...); that the doctor breached...