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Category: medical malpractice

Birth Injuries to The Mother in Illinois

Written by: admin| Feb 22, 2017 | 0 Comment

The moments before the birth of a child are usually fraught with anxiety, apprehension and excitement. This makes childbirth a tense affair for all involved, more so the mother. Doctors and nurses present are supposed to be at their best performance and ready to remedy any complications. Bringing someone into this world shouldn’t be done in an unsafe nor negligent manner, and mothers who suffer birth injuries in Illinois have every right to seek legal help.

 

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Failed Tubal Ligation in Illinois

Written by: admin| Feb 22, 2017 | 0 Comment

Tubal ligation is a form of birth control that involves cutting off the fallopian tubes at a certain point on each side. This method is more effective than birth control, and it may be permanent should the patient desire it. Many women prefer tubal ligation over pills, creams, patches or condoms because it is more convenient and does not have hormonal side-effects which may lead to a host of health complications or discomfort.

 

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Filing an Illinois Medical Malpractice Lawsuit

Written by: admin| Feb 21, 2017 | 0 Comment

We entrust our doctors with our lives whenever we check into a hospital for a surgical procedure. This is because so many things can go wrong, and a team of physicians must work together in order to make sure the surgery goes on as planned. Medical malpractice cases in Illinois are on the rise, and more and more people are finding themselves victims of surgical errors which, in the medical community, are considered to be ‘never events’.

 

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Cerebral Palsy in Illinois – Was It The Doctor’s Fault?

Written by: admin| Jan 26, 2017 | 0 Comment

Cerebral palsy affects hundreds of thousands of children across the country. This is a developmental condition that was once thought to be a fluke of nature until it was discovered that human negligence had a part to play. Children born with this condition face a life of adversity and sadness, and they may never be able to have normal lives due to someone else’s poor decisions.

 

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What Makes for a Valid Medical Malpractice Case?

Written by: admin| Jan 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

Suffering an Illinois medical malpractice event can put you out of commission and throw your life into disarray. You may feel rightfully done in, and may want to sue. While all of this sounds right and fair, it is important to note that just because you were injured or poorly treated by a medical professional doesn’t mean that you will have your day in court.

 

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Cerebral Palsy Treatment Options in Illinois

Written by: admin| Jan 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

Cerebral palsy affects 1 in 1000 children. It is said to be a freak occurrence that can’t be avoided and left to fate; however, the truth is that medical negligence during birth causes this developmental disorder. Caring for a child with this kind of condition can be expensive and cost over a million dollars during the child’s lifetime.

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Illinois Wrongful Death at Birth Cases

Written by: admin| Jan 23, 2017 | 0 Comment

The birth of a baby is a joyous time in any family. Babies signify the start of a new life, and the strengthening of family bonds. That being said, not all births go the way they were planned out, and infant death in Illinois hospitals is something that happens with frightening regularity. The fatalists among us like to believe that these deaths are unavoidable: the law, however, states that human negligence is to blame for the majority of these deaths.

 

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Omphalocele and Birth Defects Linked to SSRI Use

Written by: admin| Dec 29, 2016 | 0 Comment

Depression is a major cause of disability in the U.S. as well as around the world. Antidepressant medication has its role to play in the treatment of this chronic illness, but not everything is what it seems when you’re dealing with billion dollar drug companies, the misrepresentation of information and the potential for birth defects in women taking antidepressants during pregnancy.

 

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