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January 2017 Archives

Fines issues for Illinois nursing home neglect and death

Nursing homes in Illinois are supposed to care for the residents as required, provide them with a safe place to live and help them to do that which they are no longer able to do on their own. While most facilities can be trusted to do as they are expected in a caring and professional manner, there are times when even well-regarded facilities will make mistakes. Then there are those facilities that are dangerous and have a history of neglect, abuse and medical errors that lead to injury and nursing home death. When there is a belief that this is happening or has caused death, the families of the residents must understand that they have the right to pursue legal compensation.

Fatal car accident statistics continue to rise across the U.S.

In an effort to decrease the number of car accidents across the U.S., studies are undertaken to determine their frequency and how they happened. People in Illinois who are involved in a crash with injuries or fatalities need to be cognizant of the details of these accidents.

Erb's Palsy: A Common Injury Sustained During Birth

The birth of a child is supposed to be one of the happiest moments in the lives of the parents; however, sometimes birth injuries result that can turn a moment of joy into a moment of sadness. While some defects, such as congenital defects, might unavoidable, other injuries are the result of avoidable circumstances that occur during birth.

Fatal construction accident statistics show increase

Construction workers in Illinois and across the nation are aware of the litany of dangers they inevitably face on the job. The sheer nature of the work lends itself to a certain amount of risk of injury and even death of a worker in the course of employment. Regardless of the cause of the accident and death, it is important that those who have been affected understand how to pursue compensation after the fact.

Patient frequency of unnecessary double mastectomy is worrisome

When a patient in Illinois or anywhere else throughout the U.S. receives a cancer diagnosis, the priority is to seek the proper and most effective treatment. But what happens if the treatment is unclear or the patient is not capable of understanding how best to proceed? Those who are negatively affected by a doctor's failure to provide adequate advice could end up as a victim of medical negligence. If this causes damage, that could be the foundation for a medical malpractice lawsuit.

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