Personal Injury

Will Signing a Waiver Impact Your Illinois Medical Malpractice Case?

12 Apr 2021

Signing a waiver may not impact medical malpractice cases in Illinois, such as if a person was uninformed or when a health care provider was negligent. Prior to a medical procedure, a patient signs a waiver to verify that he or she is aware of the risks that come with the treatment and is providing informed […]

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Will Signing a Waiver Impact Your Illinois Medical Malpractice Case?
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Personal Injury

What Types of Cases Do Accident Lawyers Handle?

December 27, 2021

Accident lawyers handle a variety of personal injury cases, including cases involving motor vehicle accidents, defective products, premises liability, workers’ compensation, medical malpractice, and assault. They help accident and injury victims pursue the maximum compensation possible in these cases. Damages victims typically recover in injury cases include costs for medical treatment, lost wages, property damage, […]

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What Types of Cases Do Accident Lawyers Handle?
Medical Malpractive

What Are the Four Ds of Medical Negligence?

December 20, 2021

Duty, Deviation, Damages, and Direct Cause are the four Ds of medical negligence. These are the legal requirements that a person has to prove to bring a medical malpractice claim successfully. Getting a better understanding of the four Ds helps a person learn how they impact his or her case and establish whether his or her […]

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What Are the Four Ds of Medical Negligence?
Personal Injury

When to Hire an Injury Lawyer in Chicago

December 13, 2021

Although there are no set guidelines that define when a person should hire an injury lawyer in Chicago, retaining an attorney soon after an accident is generally recommended. A personal injury lawyer can help injured victims obtain proper medical treatment, gather evidence and investigate the case, make sure victims’ rights are protected, and negotiate with […]

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When to Hire an Injury Lawyer in Chicago
Personal Injury

Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer to File an Injury Claim?

December 06, 2021

Although it is not legally required for injured victims to hire a car accident lawyer when filing a personal injury claim, hiring an attorney can significantly increase the chances of a successful outcome. Insurance companies implant the misconception that they are on the victim’s side. They often insist that protecting the claimant’s bottom line is […]

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Do I Need a Car Accident Lawyer to File an Injury Claim?
Birth Injury

Did Your Newborn Suffer Brain Injuries During the Birthing Process?

November 19, 2021

To determine whether the brain injuries your newborn suffered qualify as medical malpractice in Chicago, call Goldberg & Schulkin at 312-236-4146. Newborn brain injuries often result from physical harm during birth. They occur when the cells in the newborn’s brain are destroyed or damaged. Newborn brain damage can lead to lifelong mental and physical disabilities. […]

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Did Your Newborn Suffer Brain Injuries During the Birthing Process?
Personal Injury

Restaurants May Be Liable for These Common Injuries

November 12, 2021

Slip and fall injuries, foodborne illnesses, injuries caused by dram shop law violations, and burn injuries from hot food and drinks are common injuries sustained by restaurant customers. People who have been injured because of negligent restaurants have a right to pursue compensation. Slip and Falls Slip and falls at restaurants cause a considerable number of […]

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Restaurants May Be Liable for These Common Injuries
Medical Malpractive

Failure to Provide Follow-Up Care May Be Grounds for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

November 05, 2021

Providing inadequate aftercare or failing to provide follow-up care can be a cause of a medical malpractice lawsuit. Medical facilities and professionals have a duty to follow up with patients after treatment and provide aftercare. Lack of appropriate follow-up care could result in mild ongoing symptoms, worsening of medical conditions, and even death. Failure to […]

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Failure to Provide Follow-Up Care May Be Grounds for a Medical Malpractice Lawsuit
Personal Injury

Multiple Parties May Be Liable in Wrongful Death Lawsuits Involving Guns

October 27, 2021

When a loved one is fatally injured in a gun-related incident, one can seek compensation from all parties whose negligence contributed to the victim’s injuries. That could include the shooter, gun owner, seller, property owner, and any other parties that may have contributed to the loved one’s death. Potential Liable Parties in Gun-Related Wrongful Death […]

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Multiple Parties May Be Liable in Wrongful Death Lawsuits Involving Guns
Medical Malpractive

Are Medical Mistakes in Surgery Centers Going Unreported?

October 20, 2021

A USA Today and Kaiser Health examination found that medical errors that result in injuries or death at ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) are underreported to oversight agencies. At least 17 states do not have mandated reporting requirements applying to surgical centers, even in the case of fatalities. Public access to vital information about surgical centers […]

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Are Medical Mistakes in Surgery Centers Going Unreported?
Personal Injury

What Makes Tanker Truck Accidents So Dangerous?

October 13, 2021

Tanker truck crashes are among the most dangerous accidents because of the hazardous materials the trucks usually transport and the weight and size of the trucks. Gasoline, ethanol, diesel fuel, radioactive materials, industrial chemicals, and agricultural pesticides are some of the toxic substances that most tanker trucks carry. The weight and size of these trucks […]

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What Makes Tanker Truck Accidents So Dangerous?