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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Medical Malpractive

Are Medical Errors More Prevalent In Inpatient Or Outpatient Settings?

November 01, 2014

Major surgery and other significant treatments often require patients to check in to the hospital. However, with the growth of outpatient surgical centers and some treatments now available at a doctor’s office, you have more choices. Your doctor should explain the risks of each alternative, but you also need to do your own homework to […]

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Are Medical Errors More Prevalent In Inpatient Or Outpatient Settings?
Medical Malpractive

Does My Illinois Medical Malpractice Case Have To Go To Court?

October 31, 2014

If you or a loved one suffers significant injuries at the hands of a negligent healthcare provider, you have the right to seek full compensation for your damages. While many individuals take their issues to court, you also have the option of using an alternate method for resolving your dispute: arbitration. This option can help […]

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Does My Illinois Medical Malpractice Case Have To Go To Court?
Medical Malpractive

Wisconsin Adopts the Daubert Standard Regarding Expert Witnesses

June 30, 2014

Expert witness testimony – whether from a physician, engineer or other educated expert – almost always plays a key role in personal injury litigation. In fact, it is absolutely essential in malpractice cases. Such testimony is usually admitted at trial without incident. However, in some cases involving less mainstream scientific evidence, whether such testimony is […]

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Wisconsin Adopts the Daubert Standard Regarding Expert Witnesses
Birth Injury

Birth Injury Risk Can Increase Without Appropriate Prenatal Testing

February 12, 0215

Throughout the course of a woman’s pregnancy, her obstetricians and other health care providers should make time to discuss prenatal screening options. Prenatal screening can help detect birth defects, congenital illnesses and many other important fetal conditions. Furthermore, in some circumstances, failure to conduct adequate prenatal screenings can be grounds for a medical liability lawsuit. […]

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Birth Injury Risk Can Increase Without Appropriate Prenatal Testing