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

How to Find the Best Injury Attorney in Chicago

January 04, 2021

Finding the right personal injury lawyer requires performing extensive research and asking the right questions during a consultation. While reading reviews and ratings is helpful, these are only some of the steps clients should take before making a decision on legal counsel. When it comes to choosing “the best” attorney for the individual’s needs, the […]

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How to Find the Best Injury Attorney in Chicago
Birth Injury

The 4 Main Types of Cerebral Palsy

December 30, 2020

Cerebral palsy is a serious birth injury broken down into four different types based on the limbs affected and the extent of the condition. Cerebral palsy generally results from a brain injury. It is a lifelong injury that can affect all aspects of a child’s development. Children diagnosed with cerebral palsy have developmental delays, limited […]

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The 4 Main Types of Cerebral Palsy
Birth Injury

Did Nurse Negligence Harm Your Baby?

December 28, 2020

A nurse who fails to recognize critical information or fails to take appropriate steps is considered negligent. When injuries lead to life-altering conditions, such as cerebral palsy, a birth injury lawyer can help parents recover compensation for the cost of treatment and long-term care often required. Since many birth injuries require lifelong care, the resulting […]

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Did Nurse Negligence Harm Your Baby?
Medical Malpractive

How Fatigue Impacts the Risk of Medical Malpractice

December 23, 2020

Fatigued and sleep-deprived medical professionals put patients at higher risks of injury and death from preventable medical errors. Are Fatigued Doctors Causing Patient Injuries? According to the Institute of Medicine, 44,000 to 98,000 patients die in U.S. hospitals every year due to preventable medical errors. Although the reasons for medical errors and patient injuries vary, […]

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How Fatigue Impacts the Risk of Medical Malpractice
Birth Injury

Targeting the Maternal Injury Epidemic

December 21, 2020

Every year, approximately 50,000 women suffer serious injuries and 700 women die from preventable childbirth complications in U.S. hospitals. Why Are Women Dying During Childbirth? Today’s advanced medical technology and expert medical care should make having a baby a normal, everyday occurrence that is safe for mother and child. However, while thousands of pregnant women […]

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Targeting the Maternal Injury Epidemic
Medical Malpractive

Injured by a Chiropractor?

December 18, 2020

Chiropractic treatments involving the head, neck, and spine can result in pinched nerves and a lack of blood flow and oxygen to the brain. Dangers of Chiropractic Manipulation Going to a chiropractor is a common practice for many people with injuries. Chiropractic treatments are used to align the spine and treat neuromuscular disorders, joint problems, […]

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Injured by a Chiropractor?
Medical Malpractive

Radiology Malpractice: When an Ultrasound Is Misread

December 16, 2020

Errors with ultrasounds can lead to undiagnosed abnormalities in developing fetuses and the failure to diagnose an array of problems that might occur during pregnancy. Ultrasound During Pregnancy Medical professionals and hospitals routinely perform ultrasounds on pregnant women. It’s a common procedure used to monitor a baby’s health condition and detect abnormalities in a developing […]

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Radiology Malpractice: When an Ultrasound Is Misread
Birth Injury

Breakthrough discovery may help children with cerebral palsy walk

July 01, 2020

Medical negligence during birth often leads to cerebral palsy. Many children who suffer from cerebral palsy are unable to walk, due to poor muscle tone and balance. Some may require lifelong care and the use of walking devices in order to stay mobile. Researchers examine the combination of footwear and splint tuning Researchers have found […]

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Breakthrough discovery may help children with cerebral palsy walk
Birth Injury

How can I tell if my child’s birth injury was caused by medical malpractice?

June 13, 2020

Giving birth to a child is an exciting moment for new parents. Medical professionals are trusted to successfully and safely deliver a new baby. Doctors and other medical professionals have a duty to ensure the safety of the mother and baby. Sometimes, the choices they make or errors in their judgment can lead to devastating […]

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How can I tell if my child’s birth injury was caused by medical malpractice?
Birth Injury

Getting lifelong care for your child after a birth injury

May 20, 2020

Some birth injuries can be resolved with the right medical care, but many others can result in lifelong injuries and disability to the child. This can result in the need for lifelong care. In addition, lifelong care for a child who has sustained a serious birth injury can be extremely costly. Birth injuries are often […]

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Getting lifelong care for your child after a birth injury