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December 2014 Archives

What is the average cost of a car accident fatality in Illinois?

Car accidents in Illinois cause grave injuries and fatalities each year. Car accidents can also create a financial crisis for the family of an accident victim. Federal and state authorities have conducted many studies in order to gauge the annual cost of car accidents on victims, their family members, negligent drivers and insurance companies.

An overview of work-related deaths in Illinois

Safety in the workplace is a fundamental right of every Illinois worker and also the moral and legal duty of every employer. Illinois law provides that the various rules and regulations each employer must abide by to ensure that every worker's health and well-being is addressed.

Neonatal encephalopathies more avoidable than earlier thought

For too many parents what should be a joyous event becomes a tragedy when a baby is injured in childbirth. Any injury is terrible, but one of the worst is to a newborn's brain. Neonatal brain injuries often mean severe impairment and lifelong physical and cognitive problems. For this reason, identifying and understanding all encephalopathies and their causes can help lead to better treatment of brain-injured infants. In Illinois, such brain injuries could lead to compensation to the baby and parents if the damage is caused by medical malpractice.

Dead woman's family claims wrongful death in nursing home

An ailing elderly person usually goes to the hospital or a nursing home during times of health crisis and ailment. However, negligent care and the apathy of some medical practitioners seem to be increasing in nursing homes and hospitals today, and this has become a cause for great concern to patients and family members. Owing to numerous instances of nursing home death cases in Illinois, the state has taken strict measures to punish the guilty.

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