Malpractice

Malpractice 2017-05-16T16:25:31+00:00

Legal Malpractice, Legal, Ethics, & Attorney, Disciplinary Proceedings

In times of personal or professional crisis, clients often put a significant amount of trust and confidence in their attorneys to help see them through. A client oftentimes entrusts his or her attorneys with the most delicate and important matters in order to achieve the client’s goals. When that lawyer fails to exercise the appropriate care and attention to an entrusted matter, the result can be financial catastrophe for the client. Whether the lawyer has engaged in a conflict of interest, has provided inadequate representation, has missed a statute of limitations, is guilty of poor planning or incompetence, or has disclosed confidential, privileged information causing the client harm, Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. can investigate and pursue claims of legal malpractice. We will fight to hold your counsel accountable, and to help you recover the financial loss you have sustained as a result of legal malpractice.

Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. has extensive experience representing clients in legal malpractice claims arising out of a wide variety of legal specialties. Over the years, our lawyers have represented victims of malpractice as well as legal counsel accused of malpractice in a wide array of cases across countless practice areas.

Based on their experience, our attorneys have served as expert witnesses in cases alleging attorney malpractice and misconduct, as well as in cases of disputed attorney fees.

In the field of legal ethics and attorney disciplinary proceedings, Attorney David Dingwell has extensive experience before the Ohio Supreme Court’s Board of Commissioners on Grievances and Discipline, is currently serving as the Chair of the Board, and is available to assist clients with issues relating to legal ethics, legal malpractice.

Medical Malpractice

Preventable medical errors are the third leading cause of death in the United States – third only to heart disease and cancer. Recent studies reveal, that more than 400,000 Americans were killed annually by physician and hospital errors. At Tzangas Plakas Mannos, Ltd., we understand that a malpractice claim is not only about financial compensation, but also to protect other patients from needless danger.

If you or your family has suffered a loss, turn to our medical malpractice attorneys. Our team, including, a Registered Nurse Attorney, is experienced in the investigation and pursuit of medical malpractice and wrongful death claims. We have a proven record of obtaining verdicts and settlements in excess of a million dollars on behalf of our clients.

A claim for medical malpractice involves two elements: — a breach of the standard of care and an injury that proximately results from that breach. Proof of a medical malpractice claim usually involves the use of an expert witness. At Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd., we have established relationships with some of America’s leading forensic experts to help us evaluate and litigate potential cases.

Acts of medical malpractice can involve a physician’s failure to diagnose a disease or illness, the failure to properly perform surgery or a medical treatment, the performing of unnecessary surgery or medical treatment, and incorrectly interpreting diagnostic tests and studies, to name a few. Malpractice claims can also involve the actions of hospital nurses or other employees. In addition, claims can be pursued against nursing homes for the care and treatment of their elderly residents.

The injuries that can result from medical malpractice, and for which the law provides the right to compensation, include death, permanent disability, physical pain, emotional distress, a loss of enjoyment of life, permanent disfigurement or scarring, medical bills and lost wages, to name a few.

If you believe that you or somebody you know has suffered an injury because of medical negligence, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible, as there are certain statute of limitations regarding the filing of medical malpractice claims.

At Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd., we believe that preventable patient harm must be taken seriously. Our highly qualified medical malpractice attorneys will aggressively represent your interests and steadfastly guard your rights.

Professional Malpractice

Professionals such as attorneys, accountants, and insurance professionals are many times the most trusted individuals in times of personal or professional crisis. A client entrusts these professionals with the most delicate and important matters in order to achieve the client’s goals. However, when that professional fails to exercise the appropriate care, attention, and detail to an entrusted matter, the result can be financial catastrophe.

Whether that professional has engaged in a conflict of interest, has provided inadequate representation, is guilty of poor planning or incompetence, or has disclosed confidential information causing the client harm, Tzangas Plakas Mannos Ltd. can investigate and pursue claims of professional negligence. We will fight to help you recover the financial loss you have sustained as a result of professional malpractice. Professional malpractice claims are important to not only the injured client, but also to the community as a whole. If you or your business has been the victim of professional malpractice, you can place your trust in us to vigorously prosecute your rights.