People in Illinois own various items and property that will break down over time. In these situations, people need to call the appropriate professionals to fix the problem. This could be bringing their car to a mechanic or having a HVAC professional come and fix a furnace or air conditioning unit and many other situations. When people's bodies break down through injuries or illnesses people also need to go to the appropriate health care professionals to fix the problem.
People in Illinois are not experts in everything and from time to time need to hire other people to help them complete certain projects. This could be hiring an electrician, a plumber, taking their car to a mechanic and the use of other professionals. People also need to go to the doctor from time to time when they are sick or injured. Most people do not know what may be wrong with them and when they do know what is wrong may not have the expertise to fix the ailment.
The body is not perfect and people in Illinois need to go to the doctor from time to time. This could be for a routine check up to try and prevent something more serious from occurring. However, many other times it is because the person is sick or injured and needs medical attention in order to get better. Doctors therefore play a very important role in people's lives and when people go to them, they expect they will do their job and do everything within their power to heal them.
Fatal medical negligence is not limited to complicated procedures. Like a surgical error, a routine procedure can also have deadly consequences. In one medical malpractice case, the University of Chicago paid $2.6 million to the family of a 61-year-old woman who died when her artery was damaged in a medical test. Her daughter, who filed the lawsuit, claimed that she literally bled to death.
A wrongful death lawsuit cannot diminish the pain associated with the loss of a loved one but can help mitigate some of their financial expenses. Recently, the family of a 35-year-old state Department of Transportation engineer agreed to a $1 million settlement for a surgical error during a routine procedure that led to her death.
Most Cook County area residents will need to visit the hospital in their lifetime. A hospital is an important community institution, treating millions of sick and injured people each year. Most of the time a hospital helps their patients feel better, but occasionally a hospital causes unexpected serious injuries to a patient.
Most Cook County area residents will be admitted to the hospital in their lifetime. Hospitals are important places in order to help critically injured and sick patients feel better. Most of the time patients are able to get better while they are in the hospital. But, occasionally an unexpected hospital error occurs that leads to a patient suffering unexpected injuries or even death.