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July 2014 Archives

Woman files suit after alleged failure to diagnose

Most Illinois residents are aware that diagnosis mistakes can lead to more injuries and sometimes death. Two doctors and an orthopedic center have been faced with a lawsuit filed by one of their patients. The woman filed the suit after the doctors’ alleged failure to diagnose her with a cancerous tumor that ultimately spread to her lungs.

Hospital negligence case goes to trial after woman's death

According to a civil lawsuit in another state, a woman met an untimely death a little over a year after she had surgery. A physician allegedly left a sponge inside of her body which resulted in even more complications. Tragically, this is not the only deadly event and many hospital negligence episodes have led to the death of Illinois patients. A wrongful death claim was filed against the doctor and the case recently went to trial.

Woman wins hospital negligence case after amputation

A woman who lost her limbs after septic shock filed a lawsuit. Regrettably, many Illinois residents are injured each year due to hospital negligence. Reportedly, this woman’s condition went undetected which ultimately led to her amputation. Recently, a jury awarded over $25 million to the woman and her husband.

Daughter awarded over $16 million for hospital negligence

The family of a woman who lost her life due to lung cancer filed a lawsuit. Unfortunately, many people die each year in Illinois due to errors at a hospital. Reportedly, this woman’s condition continued to worsen due to hospital negligence by the doctor and radiologist. Recently, a jury awarded over $16 million to the woman’s daughter.

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