Inebriated Medical Professionals

  • Inebriated Medical Professionals in Ohio and Kentucky

Advocating on Behalf of Patients Whose Doctors Were Under the Influence

An accomplished medical malpractice law firm serving Kentucky

Medical professionals are held to a higher standard of care. When a healthcare provider breaks that trust by practicing medicine while under the influence, the results can be devastating.

Crandall & Pera Law understands the repercussions of that broken trust. We advocate on behalf of patients throughout Kentucky whose healthcare providers performed while under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Our team comprises medical malpractice attorneys, registered nurses and legal staff; together, we strive to build cases for our clients to help them obtain compensation after they were injured or harmed by an inebriated healthcare provider.

These instances are on the rise

The reasons for the increase in these types of cases could include:

  • Easier access to prescription medication. Medication is everywhere – especially in hospitals. Pharmaceutical representatives drop off samples to doctors in private practice, and hospitals keep large stores of painkillers throughout their halls.
  • Inability to deal with stress. Medical professionals who work in hospitals are under a lot of stress: Lives are literally in their hands, and there have been studies that show that hospital workers may not be as well rested as they should be in order to do their jobs.
  • Lack of accountability. It is incredibly difficult to get a state licensing board to take away a doctor’s license. The Kentucky Courier-Journal ran an expose on this topic.

It is important to note that not every doctor is an addict, and not every doctor practices medicine while inebriated – and those two scenarios may be mutually exclusive. An addict who seeks help may not deserve to lose his or her license, provided that individual never practiced medicine while intoxicated or under the influence. A doctor or surgeon under the influence can be deadly, and there is never an excuse for a medical professional to practice medicine while drunk or taking drugs.

What Crandall & Pera Law handles

Crandall & Pera Law will take on complex cases and advocate for patients whose healthcare providers were under the influence while:

  • Performing surgery
  • Diagnosing a patient
  • Treating a patient
  • Reviewing medical records and histories
  • Monitoring a patient before, during or after a medical procedure

At Crandall & Pera Law, we investigate medical malpractice claims and let our clients know whether or not they have a case.

Fighting to help victims whose doctors were under the influence

Crandall & Pera Law offers compassionate and comprehensive care for patients harmed by a medical professional who practiced while intoxicated. Please call 877-686-8879 or fill out this convenient online contact form to schedule a no-obligation appointment at one of our Kentucky office locations.

Serving Ohio and Kentucky • Find a Location Near Me

Cleveland Office:
850 Euclid Ave
#1122
Cleveland, OH 44114
216-220-0000
Cincinnati Office:
36 East 7th Street, Suite 2610
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
513-977-5581
Cleveland East Office:
15 1/2 N. Franklin Street
Chagrin Falls, OH 44022
440-600-2181
Columbus Office:
35 E. Gay Street,
Suite 226
Columbus, Ohio 43215
614-702-2623
Chesterland Office:
12768 Chillicothe Rd., Suite 210
Chesterland, Ohio 44026
440-688-4281
Toledo Office:
5055 Enterprise Blvd., Suite 1204
Toledo, Ohio 43612
419-901-8677
Cincinnati Office:
1095 Nimitzview Dr., Suite 403
Cincinnati, OH 45230
513-434-3226
Lexington Office:
1900 Cambridge Drive, Suite 101
Lexington, KY 40504
859-757-0815
Louisville Office:
2950 Breckenridge Ln, Suite 13-100
Louisville, KY 40220
502-373-8313

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