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May 2017 Archives

Deerfield worker killed in riding lawnmower incident

When a person says goodbye to his or her loved ones as he or she heads out to work in the morning, there is no reason to expect that the person will never return. However, workplace hazards exist in many professions, exposing individuals to danger and the possibility of a work-related death, as one recent incident shows.

Maternal mortality in the US: We need to focus more on mothers

Parents planning a family rarely have as much excitement as when they first discover they are pregnant. The excitement often shifts to normal concerns like having a healthy pregnancy, making sure the baby is developing appropriately and creating a birth plan. 

Where to turn after losing a loved one in a fatal car accident

In Illinois, each motorist is tasked with using reasonable care while driving, keeping the safety of other drivers, pedestrians and bicyclists in mind. Operators of semi-trucks must also comply with federal regulations regarding hours of operation, the hiring of truckers, truck maintenance, and other safety measures. However, it only takes a split-second and one act of negligence, such as speeding, running a red light, or making an illegal turn, for a car accident to occur that turns the victim's world upside down.

Illinois nursing home death results in lawsuit

An Illinois woman is pursuing legal action against a nursing home where her aunt was a resident, the Cahokia Nursing and Rehabilitation Center. She is seeking over $250,000 in compensation. The woman's aunt passed away while in the care of the nursing home. The woman claims her aunt's death was due to medical negligence, and that her aunt was in extreme pain prior to passing on.

What is the difference between a birth injury and a birth defect?

Expecting parents in Cook County may take every precaution possible during their pregnancy in order to ensure their baby will be healthy. Mothers often eat the right foods, exercise, take prenatal vitamins, and go to all prenatal appointments. Unfortunately, despite these efforts, sometimes these women's children suffer from a fatal birth defect or birth injury.

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