What You Need to Know Before Hiring a Cleveland Medical Malpractice Lawyer June 1, 2012.

If you have experienced an unfortunate event that involved you and a medical professional, then you need to consider hiring a Cleveland medical malpractice attorney to seek damages. Just like you would not hire a personal injury attorney to help you win a custody case, you would not hire a general practice lawyer to take on a case like this.

Ideally, you want someone who has both the experience and the track record to give you the confidence needed to help you win your case. But before you hire someone, you do need to research this person’s credentials and case record.

You can do this by visiting the Ohio State Bar Association, which has a list of all of the lawyers who practice in the state: including Cleveland. You might even want to use the Ohio State Bar Association to help find yourself a lawyer if you do not have one in mind already.

On the state bar’s site, you can:

  • read about legal professionals in your area;
  • learn if there are any current issues surrounding specific attorneys; and
  • research lawyers to determine the best fit for you.