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March 10th, 2022

Personal Injury Lawsuit Filed Alleging That Police and Hospital Failed to Protect Patient

In December of last year, on a cold and wintery night, a young man who had plans to attend the University of Illinois Chicago was hit by a car while walking on a dark road in Orland Park, Illinois. How he came to be in that place at that time is the subject of a...

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February 15th, 2022

Can I File an Injury Lawsuit for Contracting Covid?

Let’s face it. You’re exposed to diseases all the time. On any given day, you may be in close contact with people who (or objects which) carry the flu, the common cold, measles, tuberculosis, salmonella, or hepatitis for example. You just never know. Unless you never leave your home, anything can happen. And if you...

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December 20th, 2018

Using the Freedom Of Information Act to Get Information About Your Case

There may come a time when you find yourself in the middle of a legal battle requiring additional “protected” information that might support your case. In this instance, you may be able to get that support through the Freedom of Information Act. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) states, in part, that a person can...

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February 19th, 2018

Why Are Many Defendants Sometimes Sued Over a Single Injury?

In a recent case filed in Joliet, Illinois, a woman’s attorney sued no less than six defendants in a single wrongful death lawsuit. She alleged that the negligence of many others may have contributed to the death of her late husband. In this particular case, the deceased man had been on a golf outing, during...

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January 19th, 2018

When Can a Personal Injury Lawsuit be Filed for Sexual Abuse?

A personal injury lawsuit may take many forms. People mostly think of these suits in the context of car accidents or medical malpractice cases involving doctors and hospitals. But a PI (personal injury) case doesn’t need to involve broken bones or permanent physical injuries. It instead refers to any injury that occurs to a person...

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December 19th, 2017

Top 5 Things You Might Not Know About Medical Malpractice Cases

Medical Malpractice Cases Happen Every Day Doctors, surgeons, and nurses aren’t perfect, although they often pretend to be. According to some reports, preventable medical errors account for between 200,00 and 400,000 deaths each year, making medical malpractice the 3rd leading cause of death in America. It’s true that doctors are usually highly educated and trained,...

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September 25th, 2017

Neapolitan Mastiff Wins World’s Ugliest Dog Contest

Some people might think she has a face only a mother could love, but Martha the mastiff doesn’t care. She just won the 29th annual World’s Ugliest Dog Contest in 2017. Martha was awarded $1,500 and a trip to New York, but her handler said she’d probably just like a nap.

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September 25th, 2017

5 Questions About Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring

When fetal monitoring is used (and diagnosed) properly, it can help doctors monitor how childbirth is proceeding. Nowadays, most hospitals in Chicago and throughout the U.S. use FHRM to confirm that babies are healthy during labor—that is, not in fetal distress and at risk of a birth complication. Below, we’ve tackled the answers to five...

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August 30th, 2017

Memory Care Patient Found Dead Outside Illinois Nursing Home

Champaign County Nursing Home is currently being investigated in reference to the death of a 78-year-old woman. The woman, who was a long-time resident of the facility, was found dead outside of the facility on the ground, lying partially on the sidewalk. There was no apparent head trauma or injury. The coroner’s office has confirmed...

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