Practice Areas

Nursing Home Neglect and Abuse

Is someone you love in a nursing home? Did you know that there are both state and federal laws that were passed to protect nursing home residents? There is a law in Ohio known as the Nursing Home Residents’ Bill of Rights that specifically guar… Read More

Assault

Tragically, nursing home residents are sometimes assaulted by the staff at the nursing home, by other residents, and even by visitors to the nursing home. The attorneys of The Dickson Firm have represented individuals and their families in cases wher… Read More

Slips and Falls

There are numerous factors that increase a person’s risk for falls as they get older. Nursing home residents are often at particular risk for falls. Particularly, nursing home residents who have recently been admitted to the nursing home. They… Read More

Bedsores / Pressure Sores

If an individual is not turned and repositioned on a regular basis, unrelieved pressure can cause a pressure sore or a bedsore or a decubitus ulcer to develop. Individuals who cannot turn and reposition themselves must be turned and repositioned. Man… Read More

Sexual Assault / Inadequate Security

At The Dickson Firm we handle cases involving sexual assault — including nursing home residents who are sexually assaulted — as well as other types of Sexual Assault. We are very proud of our longstanding relationship with the Cleveland Rape Cris… Read More

Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice is one of the leading causes of death in this country. Every day, around the country, doctors and hospitals commit errors which lead to significant consequences, serious and permanent injury and death. You cannot bring a medical m… Read More

Legal Malpractice

Attorneys are among the most regulated of all professions. There are rules of professional conduct. There are standards of care that apply to how attorneys must do their jobs. Most attorneys are dedicated professionals working hard to represent their… Read More

Serious Automobile Collisions

Automobile collisions occur every day. Often, a person is severely injured — and their car is damaged, disabled, or even totaled — through no fault of their own. As a result of these automobile collisions, people often miss time from work, incur… Read More

Workplace Injuries

If you are injured on the job, you probably have a workers compensation claim, which will pay your medical bills and pay you for the time you missed from work. This claim will be made to the Bureau of Workers Compensation and can be made regardless o… Read More

Defective Products

The experienced attorneys at The Dickson Firm represent individuals and their families in lawsuits involving personal injury and wrongful death caused by defective products. Attorneys in the ConAgra Diacetyl Case We have been involved in a variety of… Read More

Recent News and Articles

Aug
22
CLEVELAND, Ohio – For nearly 12 hours, nurses at Normandy Manor of Rocky River accidentally poisoned Susanne Lawrence. The nurses had given her 20 times the prescribed dosage of oxycodone, or 500 milligrams, according to state and federal repor… Read More
Aug
22
BEACHWOOD, Ohio — A jury has awarded the family of a former Beachwood nursing home resident $1 million in a lawsuit filed more than two and a half years ago. The resident, 71-year-old Mary L. Stevens, died in May 2012 at Beachwood Pointe Care… Read More