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Will Signing a Waiver Impact Your Illinois Medical Malpractice Case?

April 12, 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?
Personal Injury

US Health and Human Services: Action Plan to Improve Maternal Health

April 05, 2021

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recently announced an action plan that would improve maternal health before, during, and after pregnancy. The Plan addresses a critical need, as the country has the worst rate of maternal mortality when compared to other similarly developed countries. It has a list of actions geared toward reducing […]

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US Health and Human Services: Action Plan to Improve Maternal Health
Personal Injury

Holding a Midwife Responsible for Cerebral Palsy

March 25, 2021

Midwives may be held responsible for children’s cerebral palsy if their acts or omissions cause infant brain damage. When midwives fail to properly monitor the mother and/or fetus, fail to identify the need for medical intervention and properly respond, or act recklessly during the labor, they can be held liable for birth injuries. Failure to […]

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Holding a Midwife Responsible for Cerebral Palsy
Personal Injury

Alarm Fatigue Is Putting Patients at Risk

March 18, 2021

Alarm fatigue poses a significant risk to patient safety, leading to medical mistakes, serious injuries, and even death. Alarm fatigue refers to the sensory overload occurring because of clinicians’ exposure to a growing number of alarm systems, making the clinicians desensitized to the sounds and increasing their rate of missing potentially critical alarms. According to […]

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Alarm Fatigue Is Putting Patients at Risk
Personal Injury

Recent Accidents Highlight the Need for ATV Safety Awareness

March 11, 2021

Many people have been injured, and some have even been killed when riding ATVs in recent months and years. Now more than ever, riders need to learn the precautions to take and follow the protective laws that have been put in place. ATV Safety Risks Two teenagers were seriously injured recently in an ATV accident […]

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Recent Accidents Highlight the Need for ATV Safety Awareness
Personal Injury

Injured on the Chicago Pedway?

February 18, 2021

When someone is injured on the Chicago Pedway because of hazards that the city knows or should have reasonably known about, then the City of Chicago may be liable. Depending on circumstances, a business or fellow Pedway user could be liable for injuries. Although the Pedway provides a comfortable and convenient way of navigating the […]

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Injured on the Chicago Pedway?
Personal Injury

What Is Tort Law?

January 18, 2021

Tort law protects and compensates the individuals who have been injured by the intentional acts, negligence, or recklessness of wrongdoers. A tort is an invasion of a person’s rights that results in harm. Tort law seeks to redress the wrongs done to people, typically by providing monetary compensation. Understanding Tort Law Tort law requires victims […]

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What Is Tort Law?
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
Personal Injury

Prominent Medical Malpractice Law Firm Announces Name Change

January 03, 2019

Jeffrey M. Goldberg Law Offices, with offices in Chicago and Milwaukee, has announced that it will be changing the name of the firm to Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices. The change was made to include the name of partner Jeffrey Alan Schulkin and takes effect on January 1, 2019. Schulkin joined the firm as a […]

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Prominent Medical Malpractice Law Firm Announces Name Change
Personal Injury

Firm Sues to Have Medical Malpractice Caps Declared Unconstitutional on Behalf of Client

July 12, 2018

Goldberg & Schulkin Law Offices successfully prosecuted a case challenging the Medical Malpractice Caps on behalf of Abigaile Lebron, a four and a half-year-old child injured at birth due to physician and hospital negligence. She presently has Cerebral Palsy as a result. The law firm filed a declaratory action seeking to have a new law […]

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Firm Sues to Have Medical Malpractice Caps Declared Unconstitutional on Behalf of Client