Category: Medical Malpractice

Medical malpractice cases involve patient injuries caused by the negligence or improper actions of hospitals, clinics, and medical professionals. Examples of medical malpractice often include actions related to a patient's diagnosis, medications, anesthesia and surgery, and follow-up procedures.
What is medical malpractice? Medical malpractice occurs when a patient suffers illness, injury, or death due to improper treatment provided by a medical professional, hospital, or clinic that is responsible for the patient's care. Under established medical standards, hospitals and medical professionals owe their patients a certain duty of care that protects them from harm while under their care.
Did You Know?
  • If you are injured at work you may be able to recover compensation through a workers’ compensation claim as well as by filing a personal injury claim against responsible third parties.
  • A signed liability waiver may not be enough to bar your personal injury claim if willful acts or negligence caused your injuries.
  • Some SSDI claims qualify for expedited processing, allowing claimants to obtain approval in a matter of days or weeks.
Maternal birth injuries can cause severe and long-lasting damage. They can have a detrimental effect on women's relationships with their partners, families, and babies. These injuries may also result in severe postnatal depression and other mental health issues. Women affected by these injuries may experience a lifetime of pain and discomfort, which can lead to a fear of becoming pregnant

Cosmetic surgery malpractice can occur if the surgeon is not properly trained or fails to adhere to the appropriate standards of care when performing the cosmetic procedure. Medical mistakes made during a cosmetic procedure can result in devastating results, including disfigurement, serious injury and even death. Cosmetic surgery has become an increasingly prevalent and profitable business for medical

Over the last decade, the cosmetic surgery industry has seen an explosion of female patients who want breast implants. Breast implant surgery is a common surgical procedure performed by hundreds of licensed plastic surgeons in Chicago and other cities, but unfortunately, it's also done by many unlicensed individuals and clinics without proper medical training and credentials.
Under Illinois laws, doctors owe their patients a reasonable duty of care to protect them from health risks, injuries, and death. If your doctor fails to provide a reasonable duty of care because of insufficient prenatal care during pregnancy, labor, or childbirth, you have the legal right to file a lawsuit against your doctor for negligent actions.
In Illinois, a misdiagnosis of stroke and other medical conditions may be considered medical negligence and grounds for a lawsuit against the patient's physician. Patients who have serious health conditions and are misdiagnosed are prevented from getting the proper medical treatments they need to improve. As a result, these patients can face worsening health conditions that lead to permanent injuries,