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March 2016 Archives

Legal assistance after a fatal failure to diagnose in Illinois

For people in Chicago, and anywhere else in the country, the obvious response to feeling certain symptoms or having a medical issue is to go to a doctor or to the hospital for treatment. While this is meant to provide care and deal with the symptoms, some patients become an unwitting victim of a doctor's mistake. Missing a diagnosis or not diagnosing a problem in an adequate timeframe to help can be a major cause to a person becoming sicker or even dying. It is when there is a fatal failure to diagnose that the family left behind needs to have knowledge on how to pursue legal compensation.

Hit-and-run between car and motorcycle leads to criminal charges

A car accident can affect anyone at anytime in Illinois, but there are times when the circumstances are such that the people involved and believed to have been at fault should know better. These accidents can involve professionals, people in the legal field, those in public safety, and even law enforcement officers. Whether the person involved in the crash should have known better is irrelevant. When there is an accident with injuries or even fatalities, those who have been harmed by it need to understand what they should do in the aftermath in terms of an automobile accident investigation and seeking to be compensated.

Parents note medical negligence in hospitalized children in study

Medical negligence can come in many different ways and can cause a significant amount of damage to patients in Illinois. It can result in a worsening of one's condition or even a fatality. These mistakes can affect adults and children. The last thing a parent wants to believe is that a doctor or other medical professional made an error that damaged their child.

Spinal surgeons most likely to commit a surgical error

When Illinois patients are heading for surgery, there will be a significant amount of fear and worry on their part and among their family members. This can be true even when it is a relatively small, minor procedure. However, when there is something more serious being, done such as surgery on the spine, it can be a dangerous circumstance. This is why when there is an incident of medical negligence, there can be a great deal of damage done to the patient. With the recent information that showed spinal surgeons have the greatest percentage of wrong-site surgical mistakes, the fear can grow exponentially.

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