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Panel Revives Med-Mal Lawsuit

Attorneys’ problems ruled factor in issues that led to dismissal. EMMA OXNEVAD A man’s petition can proceed in a medical malpractice case over his late wife’s treatment after a panel of the 1st District Appellate Court ruled that any lack...

SGK Appellate Win: Dismissed Injury Case Can Proceed

SGK Appellate Win: Dismissed Injury Case Can Proceed

The Chicago-based personal injury firm Steinberg Goodman & Kalish secured a new trial opportunity for a client in a wrongful-death lawsuit against a northwest-suburban hospital and the maker of the Da Vinci surgical system.  After a successful appeal before the...

The Changing Face of Product Liability

What happens when a faulty product causes serious injury? Who is to blame?  Typically, the courts decide that the most negligent people pay the most in these types of cases. However, the exact execution of this principle tends to shift over time.  What is product...

Why Are Crush Injuries So Dangerous?

Crushing injuries that are not immediately fatal can still kill as organs fail and concentrations of toxic substances are released into the bloodstream. Since this may occur many hours after the accident, individuals who suffer crushing injuries require prompt...

What Is a Hypoxic Ischemic Brain Injury

Infants who suffer hypoxic ischemic brain injuries at birth can suffer severe physical and neurological disabilities that persist throughout their lifetime. physicians and members of the delivery team have a duty of care to closely monitor the health of infants...

School May Be Liable for Abuse by Staff

Students can suffer abuse from poorly trained, poorly equipped educators whose actions can cause serious harm to the physical health and educational achievement of their students. Physical abuse and discrimination is a common problem in many private...

Early Care For A Spinal Cord Injury Is Often Harrowing

Some individuals who are in motor vehicle wrecks suffer from spinal cord injuries. This is a serious situation that requires the person to seek emergency medical care. While this is necessary, it is often scary because there's a lot going on with a many medical...

Watch out for these common causes of boating accidents

With summer here and vacation time to use, a popular source of recreation in the Chicago area is to go boating on Lake Michigan. It can be relaxing or thrilling to feel the wind, sun and waves. But it can also be a risky activity. Be aware of the common causes of...

3 Red Flags Your Doctor Is Dangerous

With medical errors a common source of injury and death in the U.S., it is vital to take charge of your health care in whatever ways you can. One of those is to choose the right medical providers. While proper certification and experience are a start, they are not the...

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$650,000 – Motor Vehicle Accident
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$950,000 – Birth Injury Malpractice
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