Posts Categorized: Medical Malpractice Attorney

Five Types of Surgical Errors in Rockford

  Posted on

Medical malpractice is the third leading cause of death in the United States. Surgical mistakes make up a significant portion of these incidents. It is hard to believe some of these errors happen. But many operating rooms are chaotic places, especially in a trauma or emergency room. Many doctors and nurses are working together under… Read more »

Top Five Most Misdiagnosed Conditions

  Posted on

Largely to maximize revenue, today’s doctors see more patients than ever before. In fact, most doctors are so rushed that they only listen to their patients for eleven seconds before interrupting and redirecting them. In that short time span, it’s pretty much impossible to gather any evidence of the patient’s symptoms. So, most doctors just… Read more »

What is Medical Malpractice?

  Posted on

Medical Malpractice occurs when a clinic, specialist, or other medical provider, through carelessness, a negligent act or oversight, causes injury to a patient. The negligence may be caused by mistakes before, during or after treatment. Negligence of the medical provider is measured on whether the patient would have received a similar standard of care from… Read more »

Understanding Medical Malpractice

  Posted on

Medical malpractice can occur when the negligence of a health care professional causes you an injury, monetary loss or in extreme cases, death of a loved one. Seeking legal representation is important if you believe that you are a victim of medical malpractice in Illinois. Here we describe the law that governs these cases in… Read more »

Surgical Errors in Medical Malpractice – Your Loved One Could Have Been Saved!

  Posted on

From minor injuries to major surgeries, the medical practitioners use complex tools to save a life. Although, modern medical science has splendidly improved in this century, yet the medical surgeries largely depend on small tools like scissors. A minor mistake by the doctor, reported as medical malpractice, could lead to the loss of life. The… Read more »

4 of the Most Serious Acts of Medical Malpractice

  Posted on

Medical malpractice refers to a preventable act of patient harm that occurs as a direct result of medical professional negligence. Some errors that are made by medical professionals may not only seem minor, but human; not everyone can be perfect at all times. Other mistakes, however, are less forgivable, and cause serious and devastating patient… Read more »

Medical Malpractice Insurer Ordered to Pay $14.3 Million

  Posted on

In early November of this year, a Cook County jury ordered that ISMIE Mutual Insurance, the state of Illinois’ largest medical malpractice insurance company, to pay a whopping $14.3 million to the family of a baby born with a brain injury caused by oxygen deprivation. Judgment Order Issued for “Bad Faith” Actions According to an… Read more »