What Our Medical Malpractice Lawyers Can Do For You


The medical malpractice lawyers at Cowan & Hilgeman believe those that have suffered serious injury due to medical negligence deserve to be significantly compensated for their injuries. Often times medical negligence results in catastrophic injury or even death. We are committed to results. Cowan & Hilgeman offers free case evaluations to all clients. If we do not win your case and recover compensation, you do not pay an attorney fee.

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Is Medical Malpractice Common?


John Hopkins University School of Medicine estimated that medical errors resulting in wrongful death are the third leading cause of death (250,000) annually in the United States (1). With 37 million admissions in the United States each year, this equates to approximately 15 million harm events annually – or 40,000 incidents of harm in U.S. hospitals every day (2).


Experienced Medical Malpractice Lawyers


The medical malpractice lawyers at Cowan & Hilgeman understand the complexity of medical malpractice related injuries and have the experience necessary to investigate your claim, coordinate with potential experts and present your case. Cowan & Hilgeman offer free case evaluations and handle the following medical malpractice cases:


Birth Injuries

  • Brain Damage
  • Cerebral Palsy
  • Erb’s Palsy
  • Fetal Death / Newborn Death
  • Oxygen Deprivation
  • Preventable Birth Defects
  • Spinal Cord Injuries


Hospital & Surgical Errors

  • Incorrect Diagnosis and Emergency Room Errors
  • Improper Administration of Anesthesia
  • Inappropriate Post-Operative Care
  • Organ Laceration, Perforation and Puncture
  • Surgical Instruments Left in Body


Pharmaceutical & Prescription Errors

  • Pharmacy & Hospital Dispensary Errors
  • Failure to Warn or Risk
  • Overdose and Inadequate Dose
  • Allergic Reactions


Cowan & Hilgeman has the experience and resources that are necessary to fully investigate your potential medical malpractice case and prosecute your claims.  We offer free medical malpractice case evaluations and will gather all evidence necessary to investigate your claims.   


Please contact the Medical Malpractice Lawyers at Cowan & Hilgeman to obtain your free case evaluation today.  

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About Cowan & Hilgeman Law

Cowan & Hilgeman has provided legal services for clients in Dayton and Southern Ohio for over 20 years. We allow clients to concentrate all of their legal needs and demands within one firm by having over 70 years combined professional experience. It is our goal to stand behind our pledge "be a name, not a number" ensuring our full commitment to every case.